Men’s Tennis Set for ECAC Championships at Penn

Photo by Zack Williamson
Photo by Zack Williamson

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.

Schedule
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.

Up Next
Harvard returns to the Murr Center to host Memphis on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 12 p.m.