March 25, 2014

MEN’S TENNIS | Cornell Sweeps St. John’s at Home

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The No. 38 Cornell men’s tennis team swept No. 74 St. John’s, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon for its fifth consecutive win of the season.

The Red gained a quick 2-0 lead after winning the top two doubles matches. Junior Sam Fleck and freshman Chris Vrabel won the No.1 doubles match 8-1, and juniors Jason Luu and Quoc-Daniel Nguyen won 8-5 at the No. 2 spot.

The team was happy to get the early advantage with the doubles wins, according to Fleck.

“Doubles was great this weekend,” he said. “We played with a lot of energy on all three courts and we really worked on the stuff we had been practicing in training.”

Junior Sam Fleck, along with freshman partner Chris Vrabel, gave the Red the early lead with an 8-1 win at the No. 1 spot. (Connor Archard / Sun Sports Photography Editor)