Jeffs Sweep Redlands, Santa Cruz, San Deigo Mesa

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REDLANDS, Calif. - The fourth-ranked Amherst College men's tennis team improved to 18-2 on the season, extending its win streak to six matches thanks to a trio of 9-0 sweeps over No. 15 Redlands, UC-Santa Cruz and San Diego Mesa College.

Against Redlands, Joey Fritz '14 and Justin Reindel '14 defeated Nick Cummins '15 and Teddy Jones '15 at first doubles (8-4), while Aaron Revzin '16 and Michael Solimano '16 downed Ted Burchett '15 and Jake Ly '17 in the second slot. Justin Hendrix '14 and Sean Rodriguez '15 closed out doubles action with a hard-fought 9-8 (5) triumph at third doubles. Taking five of six singles matches in straight sets, Revzin needed three frames to down Gram Leahy '15, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

Headlining the doubles pairings against Santa Cruz, Anton Zykov '17 and Andrew Yaraghi '16 defeated Chris Goetz '14 and Eli Scandalls '14, 8-3. Chris Dale '14 and Andrew Scheiner '15 upended Garrett Deguchi '15 and Max Littlejohn '15 in the second spot (9-8), while Russell Einbinder '16 and Carlos de Bracamonte '16 tripped up Jimmy Soper '16 and Kyle Richter '15, 8-5. In singles play, Zykov outlasted Littlejohn at No. 2, 7-5, 4-6, 10-8, while Einbinder turned away Richter, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.

Playing at first doubles against San Diego Mesa, Eli Mlaver '14 and Phillip Qu '16 dispatched of James Tenbroeck '16 and Jesse Donahue '17, 8-2. Brenton Arnaboldi '14 and Birk Mitau '16 took down Nikolai Rudamentin '16 and Shane Fisher '17, 8-6, while Karan Bains '14 and Sam Silver '17 handed Tommy Truong '17 and Djori Weekes '17 an 8-5 loss. The only Jeff to go to three sets, Mlaver rebounded from a 6-1 first frame loss to Tenbroeck, taking the next two sets by scores of 6-2 and 10-8.

Amherst returns to action on Saturday, Mar. 29 against Tufts.

AMHERST 9, REDLANDS 0
Doubles
1. Fritz/Reindel (A) def. Cummins/Jones (R), 8-4
2. Revzin/Solimano (A) def. Burchett/Ly (R), 8-2
3. Hendrix/Rodriguez (A) def. Leahy/Suchodolski (R), 9-8 (5)
Singles
1. Fritz (A) def. Cummins (R), 6-3, 6-4
2. Solimano (A) def. Suchodolski (R), 6-2, 6-4
3. Reindel (A) def. Jones (R), 6-2, 7-6 (3)
4. Revzin (A) def. Leahy (R), 7-5, 3-6, 6-4
5. Rodriguez (A) def. Ly (R), 6-2, 6-3
6. Tang (A) def. Licona (R), 6-0, 6-1

AMHERST 9, SANTA CRUZ 0
Doubles
1. Zykov/Yaraghi (A) def. Goetz/Scandalls (S), 8-3
2. Scheiner/Dale (A) def. Deguchi/Littlejohn (S), 9-8
3. Einbinder/deBracamonte (A) def. Soper/Richter (S), 8-5
Singles
1. Dale (A) def. Scandalls (S), 6-3, 6-2
2. Zykov (A) def. Littlejohn (S), 7-5, 4-6, 10-8
3. Yaraghi (A) def. Deguchi (S), 7-6, 6-1
4. Einbinder (A) def. Richter (S), 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
5. Scheiner (A) def. Hollister (S), 6-4, 6-2
6. Arnaboldi (A) def. Soper (S), 6-1, 6-4

AMHERST 9, SAN DIEGO MESA 0
Doubles
1. Mlaver/Qu (A) def. Tenbroeck/Donahue (S), 8-2
2. Arnaboldi/Mitau (A) def. Rudametkin/Fisher (S), 8-6
3. Bains/Silver (A) def. Truong/Weekes (S), 8-5
Singles
1. Mlaver (A) def. Tenbroeck (S), 1-6, 6-2, 10-8
2. Arnaboldi (A) def. Donahue (S), 6-0, 6-1
3. Qu (A) def. Reyes (S), 6-0, 6-0
4. Silver (A) def. Truong (S), 6-4, 6-0
5. Mitau (A) def. Rudametkin (S), 6-2, 6-1
6. Bains (A) def. Gonzalez (S), 6-1, 6-2