#61 Brown Men’s Tennis Wins Third Straight Match, 5-2 at Ball State

MUNCIE, INDIANA – The #61 Brown men's tennis team (3-2) traveled to Indiana and earned a 5-2 win at Ball State on Friday afternoon in the first of two matches to be played in the Hoosier State. The Bears claimed the doubles point with wins at #1 and #3 and then earned four singles wins to post the 5-2 decision. Senior Mike Hill (Topsham, ME), junior Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY), and sophomore William Spector (Weston, MA) helped to lead Brown, as each won in both singles and doubles.

In doubles action, Brown got wins from the team of Hill and sophomore Michael Riechmann (Houston, TX) at #1 (9-8), and from the team Fife and Spector at #3 (8-2).

Brown's singles wins were at #2, #3, #5, and #6 with Spector earning a 6-4, 6-4 win at the #2 position. Junior Soufiane Azargui (Burlington, Ontario) posted a 7-5, 6-4 win at #4, while Fife earned a 6-4, 6-3 win at #5. Hill rounded out Brown's singles wins with a 6-0, 6-2 victory at #6.

The Bears continue action tomorrow afternoon when they play at Indiana at 3:00 p.m.

#61 Brown 5, Ball State 2
Doubles

#1 – Hill/Riechmann (Brown) def. Albertin/Elliott (Ball State) 9-8
#2 –Arconada/Brym (Ball State) def. Azargui/Burke (Brown) 9-8
#3 – Fife/Spector (Brown) def. Sansone/Smith (Ball State) 8-2

Singles
#1 – Dalton Albertin (Ball State) def. Michael Riechmann (Brown) 7-6, 3-6, 10-8
#2 – William Spector (Brown) def. Alexandre Brym (Ball State) 6-4, 6-4
#3 – Soufiane Azargui (Brown) def. Imanol Arconada (Ball State) 7-5, 6-4
#4 – Patrick Elliott (Ball State) def. Brandon Burke (Brown) 6-2, 7-6
#5 – Sam Fife (Brown) def. Austin Smith (Ball State) 6-4, 6-3
#6 – Mike Hill (Brown) def. Austin Sansone (Ball State) 6-0, 6-2

Pictured: William Spector '15. Photo by DSPics.net.