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AU men’s tennis team splits pair of weekend matches

ELMIRA, NY – The Alfred University men’s tennis team split a pair of matches played in Elmira on Sunday.

The Saxons dropped a 9-0 decision to Hamilton before rebounding to take a 7-2 victory over Oswego. The Saxons have now played three of four matches during their fall season and are now 2-1.

In the win over Oswego, AU got singles wins from sophomore Connor Doud (Ballston Spa, NY/Ballston Spa), 6-2, 6-0 in first singles; senior Peter Benoit (Gasport, NY/Barker), 6-0, 6-0 in second singles; junior Michael Graham (Elmira, NY/Southside), 6-2, 6-0 in third singles; freshman Evan Haskins (East Amherst, NY/Williamsville North), 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-4), 10-8 in fourth singles; and freshman Pat Brown  (Olean, NY/Olean),  1-6, 6-3, 11-9 in sixth singles.

Doud and Benoit took first doubles, 8-0, while Graham and Haskins took second doubles, 8-3.

The Saxons wrap up their fall season on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. at home against Daemen.