Men's Tennis

1998 NCAA Individual National Champion | 3 NCAA Tournaments | 1 Conference Championship

Match Preview: Men's Tennis vs. Clark

Match Preview: Men's Tennis vs. Clark

Men's Tennis vs. Clark
Saturday, April 13 | 12 p.m.
Babson Tennis Complex | Babson Park, Mass.

THE SERIES
• Babson and Clark will match up for the 32nd time since 1997 on Saturday afternoon. The Beavers are 29-2 all-time against the Cougars and have won eight consecutive matches between the teams.

LAST MEETING
• Babson had 10 players pick up a point as it cruised to a 9-0 victory over Clark on April 14, 2018, in Worcester.
• Senior Brandon Rosenbluth and sophomore Chris Kolesnik breezed to an 8-2 win at number one doubles, while Ben Roque '18 and sophomore Andre Libnic posted an 8-2 result at number two. Juniors Dylan Pace and Dan Levitan collected the Beavers' final doubles point with an 8-3 victory at number three.

LAST CLARK WIN
• The Cougars earned victories in two of the three doubles matches and the quartet of Diego Angel, Dan Stein, Josh Burger and Joel Simonson picked up wins in singles play en route to a 6-3 triumph over Babson on April 14, 2012, in Worcester.
• Hubert Cromback earned a point in both singles and doubles play for the Beavers.

SCOUTING THE COUGARS
• Clark (8-9, 1-2 NEWMAC) suffered a 9-0 loss at Coast Guard on Wednesday.
• The closest match of the day came at number two singles where Max Schweitzer suffered a 7-6, 7-5 setback for the Cougars.
• Clark has gone just 2-7 in doubles and 4-14 in singles over its first three NEWMAC matches.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (8-4, 1-1 NEWMAC) has won two straight matches after beating Connecticut College 9-0 on Thursday.
• Five players earned points in both singles and doubles for the Beavers, who won three close matches in doubles to seize control of the match.
• De Mendiola is 10-6 in all singles matches, Libnic and Rosenbluth have each won NINE times on the year, and Kolesnik has gone 7-3 at number four this spring.
• Libnic (11-4) leads the team in doubles wins and has gone 6-3 playing alongside Kolesnik at number two, while Pace and first-year Tyler Zhang are 6-3 at number three.

HOME SWEET HOME
• The Beavers opened a stretch of four straight home matches last Saturday against Coast Guard, and will have to leave Babson Park just once just one time in six matches through April 20.
• The Green and White is 7-0 this year and has won its last eight matches at home going back to last year.

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