Amherst, Mass.- The No. 7 Amherst College men's tennis team suffered an 8-1 defeat in a non conference matchup vs No. 1 Emory University on Friday afternoon at Ludlow Tennis Club.
Sean Wei '21 won at 1st singles 6-3, 7-6 for the Mammoths, but that was the only point they could take from the top team in the nation.
Wei and Jayson Fung '20 lost first doubles 8-5 to Scott Rubinstein and James Spaulding in the closest of the three doubles matches.
Fung pushed 3rd singles to three sets but eventually lost to Alec Josepher 6-4, 3-6, 6-0.
Jesse Levitin '19 also went three sets but dropped 4th singles to Adrien Bouchet 6-1, 5-7, 6-2.
Andrew Harrington topped Jon Heidenberg '19 by matching 6-1 scores at #5, while Cassone and Rubinstein were also straight set singles victors.
The Mammoths are 9-3 on the season and 2-1 in conference play. Amherst wil look to bounce back at Wesleyan on Saturday and Hamilton on Sunday.