Men's Tennis Spring Break Trip
Monday, March 19-Wednesday, March 21
USTA National Campus—Orlando, Fla.
vs. St. Lawrence: first meeting
vs. Denison: first meeting
vs. Hope: the Beavers will take on the Flying Dutch for the second year in a row after winning the first meeting between the programs, 6-3, last March in Florida.
vs. Colorado College: first meeting
SCOUTING THE SAINTS
St. Lawrence (2-3) has dropped three straight matches after suffering a 9-0 loss at 27th-ranked Skidmore back on March 4. The Saints dropped all three doubles points and lost all six singles matches in straight sets against the Thoroughbreds. Spencer Whitmire has gone 3-2 in dual-match singles play this spring, while the duo of Eric Teccel and Leo Romanetz have won
SCOUTING THE BIG RED
Denison (3-1) has won three straight matches after dispatching Ohio Wesleyan, 7-2, back on March 7. After building a 2-1 lead after doubles, the Big Red captured the second through sixth singles matches, all in straight sets, to win its league opener. Vlad Rotnov is 10-3 in all matches and 2-2 at number one singles, while Kevin Brown boasts a perfect 4-0 mark at number four singles. Mitchell Thai is 9-4, James McDonald is 7-2 and Patrick McGuigan is 7-5 in all doubles matches this season.
SCOUTING THE FLYING DUTCH
Hope (2-4) had its two-match winning streak snapped in an 8-1 loss at DePauw back on March 10. Michael Kiley picked up the lone point for the Flying Dutch by rallying for a 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) triumph at number four singles. Danny Kroeze leads the team with six singles wins, while Mark VanderStoep has won five in singles and four times in doubles this season.
SCOUTING THE TIGERS
Colorado College (1-9) heads to Florida following a 5-4 loss to Colorado State-Pueblo on March 10. Sam Hurn and Logan Pepperl earned points in both singles and doubles for the Tigers, who have only played three matches against Division III opponents.
SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (2-1) heads to Florida looking to rebound from a 9-0 loss at third-ranked Middlebury on March 11. Junior Brandon Rosenbluth and first-year Chris Kolesnik played the Beavers' best match of the day, falling 9-7 at number two doubles. Sophomore Alberto De Mendiola is 2-1 at number one singles, while Rosenbluth, senior Dylan Levy, sophomore Scott Riester and first-year Andre Libnic have all won four matches in all singles competitions this season. Rosenbluth, sophomore Dylan Pace and first-year Cameron Gruss have all won five times in all doubles matches this year.
SUCCESS IN THE SUNSHINE STATE
The Beavers are 9-3 in matches played in Florida going back to 2014, which includes nine consecutive wins over Division III opponents. Babson's only losses during this stretch came to Division I Bucknell and NAIA foes Keiser (Fla.) and Oklahoma Baptist.
The Beavers will play a pair of dual-match doubleheaders in Orlando, which will be their during a spring break trip since 2016. In total, the Green and White has split its last four outings with multiple matches.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
The Beavers have won eight straight matches against teams outside the ITA Top 40 going back to last season.