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No. 49 Men’s Tennis’ Wraps Regular Season vs. No. 38 Dartmouth

No. 49 Men’s Tennis’ Wraps Regular Season vs. No. 38 Dartmouth

Opponent
Date

Venue
Start Time

No. 38 Dartmouth
Saturday, April 23
Beren Tennis Center

2 p.m.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 49 Harvard men's tennis (16-10, 4-2) welcomes No. 38 Dartmouth (17-8, 5-1) to Beren Tennis Center for the final match of the regular season.

Last Time Out
The Crimson swept the weekend and won its fourth-straight match with 5-2 wins over Yale and at Brown. Senior Kelvin Lam and sophomore Jean Thirouin went 4-0 on the weekend, with Lam earning two more points at doubles play. 

Tough Road to the Tourney
The Crimson owns a 16-10 record this season, facing off against 10 teams in the top-40 (5-5).  

In the Rankings
Harvard sits at No. 49 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

March 29

47

April 5

50

April 12

48

April 19

49

 

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Hot Streak
Rookie Christopher Morrow has won seven of the last nine, posting a 6-2 dual record with two wins at the No. 4 position. Classmate Andy Zhou has also enjoyed success during the spring slate, posting a 14-8 record, including a 7-5 record at the No. 5 slot and four-straight wins. Senior Kelvin Lam owns a 13-6 dual record, including holding a perfect 6-0 mark at the No. 6 position.

Top Man
Senior captain Nicky Hu sits at the top spot for the Crimson, holding an 11-15 overall record, including a 7-11 mark in dual matches.

Scouting Dartmouth (17-8, 5-1)
Ranked No. 38 in the latest ITA poll, Dartmouth is on a five-game winning streak after dropping a 4-2 decision to Columbia. Dovydas Sakinis sits at the top spot for the Big Green, holding a 13-10 mark during dual play. Head coach Chris Drake, a 2003 Brown graduate, is in his sixth season in Hanover, finishing last season with a 14-10 mark.

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 642-294-1 and has led the Crimson to a top-40 finish in each of the last four seasons.

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