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March 2, 2012

MIT Snaps Bentley Streak in 7-2 Win

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomores Jimmy Rindo (Lowell, Mass./Lowell) and Andrew Waddington (Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) each won singles matches, but it wasn't enough as Bentley fell to MIT 7-2 on Friday in non-conference men's tennis.

The loss is just the first of the season for the Falcons, who were on a six-match winning streak to begin the season. Their record goes to 6-1, while MIT improves to 3-2.

Rindo knocked off junior Larry Pang in No. 4 singles, 7-6, 6-2, and Waddington beat junior Andrew Cooper in No. 6 singles, 6-1, 7-6 (4).

The Falcons are back in action on March 11 for the start of their spring break trip against Eckerd.

Box Score

At Cambridge, Mass.

MIT 7, Bentley 2

Doubles

No. 1 Matt Skalak/Edwin Zhang (M) def. Zach Tuckman/Rodrigo Ribeiro (B) 8-4

No. 2 Brian Oldfield/Curtis Wu (M) def. Alec Spycher/Jimmy Rindo (B) 8-5

No. 3 Robert Wheeler/Elia Harmatz (M) def. Victor Suski/Andrew Waddington (B) 8-1

Singles

No. 1 Zhang (M) def. Tuckman (B) 6-1, 6-2

No. 2 Oldfield (M) def. Ribeiro (B) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3

No. 3 Harmatz (M) def. Spycher (B) 6-2, 6-2

No. 4 Rindo (B) def. Larry Pang (M) 7-6, 6-2

No. 5 Skalak (M) def. Suski (B) 6-1, 6-1

No. 6 Waddington (B) def. Andrew Cooper (M) 6-1, 7-6 (4)

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