Bears Fall to Harvard, 5-2

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team (10-14, 0-5) dropped a 5-2 decision to visiting Harvard (12-10, 3-2) on Friday afternoon at the Pizzitola Center Indoor Courts. The Bears dropped the doubles point, but earned wins at #2 and #3 singles to account for the 5-2 score. Freshmen Mike Hill (Topsham, ME) and Tom Deighton (London, England) both won for Brown in straight sets to lead the Bears. The wins brought the Bears to within 3-2 at the time, but the Crimson claimed the final two matches to earn the victory. Brown returns to action on Sunday when it travels to Dartmouth to face the Big Green in a 12:00 noon match.

Harvard 5, Brown 2

Doubles
#1 Omodele-Lucien/Schultz (Harvard) def. Au/Deighton (Brown) 8-3
#2 Felton/Nguyen (Harvard) def. Hill/Posner (Brown) 8-7 (4)
#3 Tchan/McNamee (Harvard) def. Crystal/Klanke (Brown) 8-3
Order of Finish: 3,1,2

Singles
#1 Alexei Chijoff-Evans (Harvard) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-2, 6-3
#2 Mike Hill (Brown) def. Joshua Tchan (Harvard) 7-6 (4), 6-4
#3 Tom Deighton (Brown) def. Aba Omodele-Lucien (Harvard) 6-3, 7-5
#4 Christo Schultz (Harvard) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 6-4, 6-3
#5 Alistair Felton (Harvard) def. Timmy Klanke (Brown) 6-4, 7-6 (1)
#6 Mac McAnulty (Harvard) def. Miles Garrigues (Brown) 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
Order of Finish: 1,4,3,2,5*,6

Pictured: Mike Hill '13. Photo by DSPics.net.