Harvard welcomes No. 24 Duke and Quinnipiac to the Murr Center Tennis Courts for two dual matches, March 26. The Crimson and Blue Devils will face off at 10 a.m. The match between the Bobcats and Harvard will start at 8 p.m.
The Crimson enters today’s match with an 8-6 record on the year. Harvard is paced by Andy Nguyen with seven singles wins while Alexei Chijoff-Evans and Alistair Felton have both accrued six wins in singles play this season. The Crimson has claimed 11 doubles points in 14 matches this year.
The Blue Devils come into the match boasting an overall record of 6-5 and a national ranking of 24. Freshman Henrique Cunha leads Duke, playing at the No. 1 singles slot. Cunha recently defeated the top-ranked player in the country to help the Blue Devils down No. 3 Southern California, 4-3.
The Bobcats carry a 3-0 record into today’s match. James Kwei leads the team with a 12-5 mark in singles action and a 3-0 record in dual matches. Andrew Weeden is 10-2 on the year and 3-0 in dual matches, as well.
Last Time Out:
Harvard posted a 1-2 record at the Blue-Gray Championships, Mar. 18-21. The Crimson lost in the opening round to No. 16 Texas Tech. Harvard bounced back to blank No. 44 Penn State. The Crimson closed out the weekend with a narrow 4-3 loss to Boise State.
The Crimson takes to the courts, March 30, as it hosts Binghamton in a final non-conference tuneup before Ivy League play begins. The match is slated for a 4 p.m. start.
Men's Tennis Returns Home to Battle No. 24 Duke, Quinnipiac