No. 50 Men’s Tennis Welcomes No. 38 Old Dominion, Amherst

Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson
Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson
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Opponent
Date

Venue
Start Time

No. 38 Old Dominion
Sunday, March 27
Murr Tennis Center
10 a.m.

Stream

Ivy League Digital Network


Opponent
Date

Venue
Start Time

No. 7 Amherst (DIII)
Sunday, March 27
Murr Tennis Center
5 p.m.

Stream

Ivy League Digital Network


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 50 Harvard men's tennis (10-8) returns home to the comforts of the Murr Tennis Center Sunday, welcoming No. 38 Old Dominion and No. 7 Amherst (DIII). Both matches will be streamed live on the Ivy League Digital Network.  

Last Time Out
Harvard ended the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley Spring Classic on a high note last Saturday, defeating No. 75 San Diego State, 4-1, at the Aztec Tennis Center.

Tough Road to the Tourney
The Crimson owns a 10-8 record this season, facing off against seven teams in the top-40 (3-4).  

In the Rankings
Harvard sits at No. 50 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll. The Crimson also opened the season at No. 32.

Date

Rank

Preseason

32

Jan. 20

32

Jan. 27

33

Feb. 3

32

Feb. 10

N/A

Feb. 17

36

Feb. 23

32

March 1

39

March 8

46

March 15

49

March 22

50

 

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.

Hot Streak
Senior Kelvin Lam owns an 8-4 dual record, including holding a 6-0 mark at the No. 6 slot. Rookie Christopher Morrow has won eight-straight, posting a 3-0 dual record with two wins at the No. 4 position.

Top Man
Senior captain Nicky Hu sits at the top spot for the Crimson, holding a 9-11 overall record, including a 5-7 mark in dual matches.

Scouting Old Dominion
The Monarchs have won 11-straight, taking down College of Charleston, 6-1, Saturday. ODU has picked up wins against No. 34 Dartmouth and No. 25 NC State on its streak. Adam Moundir holds the top spot for Old Dominion and paids with Jover Maestre at No. 2 doubles. Harvard leads the all-time series, 3-2.

Scouting Amherst
No. 7 Amherst holds an 8-2 record this season, winning three-straight before dropping its last match to Claremon-Mudd-Scripps, 5-4. Last season, the Jeffs advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship quarterfinals. Harvard leads the all-time series with Amherst, 35-2, and has not lost since 1958. The two schools renewed the series last year after not facing off since 1975.

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, is in 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 636-292-1 and has led the Crimson to a top-40 finish in each of the last four seasons.

Social Stream
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Up Next
Harvard opens Ivy League play this weekend at Cornell Saturday and Columbia Sunday.