Williams rolls past MIT into quarters
Meyer, Chow tough out victory at top-ranked doubles
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Playing in the third-round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament MIT faced off against Williams. The Ephs proved to have too much firepower for MIT in a 5-0 win to end the Engineers’ season.
Williams (17-2) took the first two points of the day with 8-4 and 8-2 wins at the No. 3 and No. 2 positions. In the top flight it was a close battle between the MIT team of Matthew Skalak and Edwin Zhang and Williams' pair of Trey Meyer and Bryan Chow.
Vying for the first point of the day for the Engineers, Skalak and Zhang traded points with their counterparts all the way through the match, but came out one break short in an 8-6 decision for the Ephs.
Trailing by three going into singles play, MIT (16-5) could not get on the board before Williams had claimed the match. The Ephs scored point number four at No. 5 singles where Tymor Hamamasy fell in a 6-3, 6-4 decision to Chow. Zach Weiss finished off the victory for Williams at No. 4 singles with a 6-2, 6-3 win against Brian Oldfield.