CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Denis Nguyen of the men’s tennis team has been named the COOP Athlete of the Week for May 13.
The sophomore helped the men’s tennis team reach the round of 32 in the NCAA tournament. In the opener against Sanford, Nguyen topped Zac Dunkle, 6-3, 6-4, to earn Harvard’s first point en route to a dominant 4-0 win over the Bulldogs. In the second round against Mississippi State, Nguyen teamed with Casey MacMaster to earn a win over the No. 13 doubles tandem in the country. The two teams held serve for the first 12 games before the Crimson earned a break to go on to win 8-6.
No. 27 Harvard finished the year 19-6 overall and won the Ivy League title for the second straight year.
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