Doubles pair picks up team point in Sunday's loss at Wesleyan

Max Zimmerman '21 (left) and Danny Tsyvin '22 (Jerry Tang '21 photo)
Max Zimmerman '21 (left) and Danny Tsyvin '22 (Jerry Tang '21 photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals finished their season with an 8-1 setback against nationally ranked No. 5 Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, on Sunday afternoon.

The Hamilton men (11-5, 1-5 NESCAC) are 18th in the Oracle/ITA Division III Northeast Region team rankings with their best record since they finished 16-7 in 1994. It's also the most dual match victories for the program since 1996.

The Continentals' team point came in second flight doubles from Max Zimmerman '21 and Danny Tsyvin '22 as they edged their Wesleyan opponents in a tiebreaker. The win was the duo's team-leading 16th of the season.

-- Recap by Julia Booth '19


RESULTS

No. 5 Wesleyan 8, Hamilton 1

SINGLES
1. Peter Anker (W) d. Max Zimmerman 6-0, 6-1.
2. Noah Lilienthal (W) d. Sam Farber 6-0, 6-0.
3. Zach Lieb (W) d. Rob Dotterer 6-2, 6-4.
4. Zach Fleischman (W) d. Tim Derby 6-2, 6-2.
5. Ali Mooraj (W) d. Joe Reiner 6-0, 6-2.
6. Jonathan Holtzman (W) d. Jafar Sharipov 6-1, 6-1.

DOUBLES
1. Lilienthal/Adrian Roji (W) d. Dotterer/Farber 8-0.
2. Danny Tsyvin/Zimmerman (H) d. Princeton Carter/Mooraj 8-7 (5).
3. Andrew Finkelman/Marcus Sweeney (W) d. Reiner/Lucas Suhl 8-2.

Records: Hamilton 11-5, 1-5 NESCAC; Wesleyan 14-3, 7-2.