Following a minor shakeup in the singles lineup and a major reshuffling of the doubles lineup, the Middlebury Men’s Tennis team defeated Skidmore 8-1 Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers return to action today against M.I.T. at 3:30 p.m.
Doubles play was highlighted by the outstanding performance of the new number three doubles team of Andrew Lebovitz and Alec Parower. The pair cruised to an 8-3 win utilizing Parower’s steady play from the baseline and Lebovitz’s big game at net. Junior Spencer Lunghino teamed up with Brantner Jones at number one doubles for an 8-5 win. Using a break of serve up 6-5, Midd cruisied onto victory taking advantage of Lunghino’s massive serves.
In singles, freshman Peter Heidrich took advantage of his first opportunity playing in the top six this season with a come from behind three set victory at number six singles. Senior Derrick Angle continued his torrid run at three singles with a 6-1, 6-3 victory. Visit http://www.middlebury.edu/athletics/sports/menstennis/archive/2011-2012/news/node/359585 for more results.
A quick technical update for all of our fans, we have started a twitter account under the handle @middtennis. The account will be used for a number of updates regarding the team, including live match updates. We also have linked the twitter account with our blog homepage.http://www.middlebury.edu/athletics/sports/menstennis/archive/2011-2012/news/node/359585