Mens Tennis

Cards Succumb to Tough League Schedule as Bates Hands Wesleyan its 8th NESCAC Loss to End Year

Despite a three-set victory by #1 player Jeff Legunn '13 (main photo), Wesleyan fell to NESCAC rival Bates Sun., April 25, 8-1, to close out the 2009-10 campaign. Wesleyan fashioned a final overall mark of 9-10 but went 1-8 against its tough NESCAC cohorts. Five of the team's losses came against NECAC squads ranked among the top-30 nationally including Bates (#29).

Legunn, with his win vs. Bates, was the only regular in the Cardinals' lineup to produce a winning mark for the year. He went 10-7, all at #1, as he proved to be quite formidable in his initial collegiate season. Two other first-year players, Ravy Uong '13 (photo insert upper right) and Michael Glen '13 (photo insert lower right) had solid starts to their career as each went 8-9 in singles, Uong mostly at #3/#4 and Glen at #6. The Cardinals' starting lineup featured five freshmen and one sophomore.

Wesleyan began the year with an 8-2 mark vs. non-NESCAC opponents, including a 5-0 fall season.