No. 33 Men’s Tennis Welcomes Tulane, Drake, BU This Weekend


Opponent
Date
Venue
Start Time

No. 32 Tulane
Friday, Jan. 29
Murr Tennis Center
5 p.m.

Stream

Ivy League Digital Network


Opponent
Date
Venue
Start Time

No. 37 Drake
Sunday, Jan. 31
Murr Tennis Center
10 a.m.

Stream

Ivy League Digital Network


Opponent
Date
Venue
Start Time

Boston University
Sunday, Jan. 31
Murr Tennis Center
2 p.m.

Stream

Ivy League Digital Network


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 33 Harvard men's tennis team returns home to the Murr Tennis Center to take on No. 32 Tulane, No. 37 Drake and Boston University this weekend. All matches will be streamed on the Ivy League Digital Network.  

Schedule
Friday, Jan. 29
Harvard vs. Tulane - 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 31
Harvard vs. Drake - 10 a.m.
Harvard vs. BU - 2 p.m. 

LIVE! From the Murr, It's Men's Tennis
For the second-straight year, all Murr Center matches will be streamed live on the Ivy League Digital Network. Subscribers to the network can watch matches both live and on-demand at their convenience, and will have access to live and on-demand content for all Harvard athletic events through the duration of their subscription.

In the Rankings
Harvard sits at No. 33 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll. The Crimson opened the season at No. 32. Senior captain Nicky Hu sits at No. 71 to start the season. Three Crimson doubles pairs are ranked, with junior Sebastian Beltrame and sophomore Kenny Tao sitting at No. 32 and Brian Yeung/Andy Zhou at No. 39. Yeung and Hu come in at No. 44 when paired together. 

Date

Rank

Preseason

32

Jan. 20

32

Jan. 27

33

Scouting No. 32 Tulane
No. 32 Tulane stands at 3-1 overall this season, defeating Pepperdine in the ITA Kickoff last weekend before dropping a 4-3 match at then-No. 8 USC. Dominik Koepfer and Constantin Schmitz split time at the No. 1 position, each holding 2-0 marks.

Scouting No. 37 Drake
No. 37 Drank holds a 2-1 record and was last in action over the weekend, splitting the ITA Kickoff weekend against NC State (L, 4-2) and Indiana (W, 4-2). Ben Lott holds the No. 1 spot, posting a 1-2 mark thus far. At No. 2, Bayo Philips has recorded a 2-0 start.

Scouting BU
Boston University enters the weekend at 0-1 after dropping a 6-1 decision at Brown Jan. 24. The Terriers will face Sacred Heart before heading to Cambridge.

Last Year
The Crimson is coming off an appearance in the NCAA Tournament, as Denis Nguyen '15 also earned a spot at the NCAA Individuals and teamed with Brian Yeung to head to the doubles championship.

On the Sidelines
David Fish, the Scott Mead '77 Family Head Coach for Harvard Men's Tennis, enters his 40th season with the Crimson after coaching the men's tennis team to an 19-8 record last season and leading the Crimson to NCAA tournament for the fourth-straight season. Fish owns an all-time dual record of 650-293-1 and has led the Crimson to a top-40 finish in each of the last four seasons.

Social Stream
Use the Social Stream on GoCrimson.com to stay connected with the Crimson on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram this year. The Social Stream brings the conversation from all three platforms into one convenient location, allowing fans of all Harvard Athletics teams to monitor the action in real time.

Up Next
Harvard heads to Nashville, Tennessee to take on Memphis Feb. 5 and Vanderbilt Feb. 7