Apr 17, 2011
The doubles team of Alistair Felton and Andy Nguyen won its 21st match of the season Sunday (Harvard Athletic Communications).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Brown came in to the Murr Center Tennis Courts Sunday and defeated the No. 65 Harvard men's tennis team for the first time in five years and seven tries with a 4-3 come-from-behind decision.
Harvard (14-10, 3-3 Ivy League) won the doubles point with wins from the teams of Casey MacMaster and Aba Omodele-Lucien at No. 1 and Alistair Felton and Andy Nguyen at No. 3, to take the early 1-0 lead in the dual. Brown came out and won four singles matches, though, the final coming at No. 4, where the rookie MacMaster fell to Brown's Kendrick Au, 7-5, 7-5.
The Crimson got singles wins from junior Jonathan Pearlman at No. 1, his second straight win at the top, and Joshua Tchan at No. 6, making it back-to-back wins for the sophomore at the bottom of the lineup.
Harvard will wrap up the regular season Wednesday with a match at Dartmouth scheduled for 3 p.m.
Brown 4, No. 65 Harvard 3
|1||Jonathan Pearlman def. Mike Hill||6-2, 6-4|
|2||Sam Fife def. Aba Omodele-Lucien||1-6, 6-1, 6-1|
|3||Brandon Burke def. Alistair Felton||6-4, 6-2|
|4||Kendrick Au def. Casey MacMaster||7-5, 7-5|
|5||Tom Deighton def. Andy Nguyen||6-3, 6-3|
|6||Joshua Tchan def. Charlie Posner||6-2, 6-4|
|1||MacMaster/Omodele-Lucien def. Au/Burke||8-6|
|2||Fife/Posner def. Pearlman/Tchan||8-4|
|3||Felton/Nguyen def. Hill/Klanke||8-3|