LEWISTON, Maine - Nationally-ranked No. 21 Bates College blanked Babson College, 9-0, in a non-conference men’s tennis match on Thursday. The loss puts the Beavers even on the season (3-3), while the Bobcats improved to 3-0.
Junior Max Berger (Concord, N.H.) had the most impressive victory of the day at the No.3 singles spot winning in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.
On Sunday, March 15, No.21 Bates will compete at No.4 nationally-ranked Middlebury College in its first NESCAC match-up of the season at 10 a.m.
Bates 9, Babson 0
1. Benjamin Stein/Amrit Rupasinghe (Bates), def. Alex Kamegorodsky/Brian Lafayette 8-1
2. Maxwell Berger/Ryan Mannelly (Bates) def. Austin Conti/Justin Albert 8-5
3. Zach Fenno/Jeffrey Beaton (Bates) def. Taylor Dutton/Kem Lim 8-3
1. Benjamin Stein (Bates) def. Justin Albert 6-1, 6-2
2. Amrit Rupasinghe (Bates) def. Alex Kamergorodsky 6-2, 6-1
3. Maxwell Berger (Bates) def. Austin Conti 6-0, 6-0
4. Michael Reiss (Bates) def. Kem Lim 6-4, 6-1
5. Ryan Mannelly (Bates) def Brian Lafayette 6-1, 6-4
6. Zach Fenno (Bates) def Taylor Dutton 6-0, 6-1