CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Harvard men's tennis team travels to Penn this weekend to take on the 2019 ECAC Championships, Feb. 15-17. Seven of the eight representative schools in the Ivy League will compete across the three-day tournament. Harvard enters the weekend ranked as the No. 3 seed.
Friday, Feb. 15
Match 1: No. 3 Harvard vs. No. 6 Brown – 9 a.m.
Match 2: No. 2 Princeton vs. No. 7 Yale – 12 p.m.
Match 3: No. 4 Cornell vs. No. 5 Penn – 3 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16
Match 4: Loser of Match 1 vs. Loser of Match 2 – 9 a.m.
Match 5: No. 1 Dartmouth vs. Winner of Match 3 – 12 p.m.
Match 6: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match. 2 – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 17
Match 7: Loser of Match 3 vs. Winner of Match 4 – 9 a.m.
Match 8: Loser of Match 5 vs. Loser of Match 6 – 12 p.m.
Match 9: Winner of Match 5 vs. Winner of Match 6 – 3 p.m.
What to Know
-Heading into its matchup with Brown, Harvard holds an 81-7 lead in the all-time series against the Bears. Last time out, the Crimson took down the Ivy rivals, 4-3.
-Harvard is coming off a 1-1 road trip to Illinois, where the team matched up with Northwestern and Western Michigan. The Crimson dropped a 4-3 contest to the Wildcats before bouncing back with a dominant 5-2 victory the following day over the Broncos.
-First-year Steven Sun has had a standout start to his rookie campaign, remaining untouched in singles play to start the spring.
-Last season, Harvard advanced to the ECAC Championship Final, where it ultimately fell to top-seeded Dartmouth, 4-1.
Harvard returns to the Murr Center to host Memphis on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 12 p.m.