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Babson Athletics | May 8, 2014

Babson earns first tourney victory

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Babson swept all three doubles matches and then picked up two quick points to clinch a 5-0 victory against Colby-Sawyer in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament at the Proctor Tennis Courts at Middlebury on Thursday afternoon.

With the program's first NCAA tournament win, Babson is now 11-10 overall, while Colby-Sawyer sees its season come to an end at 14-9.

Junior Connor DeFiore and sophomore Saif Rahim earned the first point for the Beavers at No. 2 doubles with an 8-4 win against Cass McCann and Justin Pinard. A few minutes later, junior Ramone Doyley and first-year Dom Wysolmerski, who trailed 7-4 at No. 3 doubles before rattling off five consecutive games for a 9-7 victory versus the Chargers' Dean Boodakian and Sergio Spassof. The top doubles match featured longer rallies, as sophomores Roberto Perez and Victor Vu completed the sweep for the Green and White, posting an 8-4 triumph against Nathan Taschereau and Myles Utell.

In singles play, Rahim gave Babson its fourth point with an easy 6-0, 6-3 victory against Boodakian at No. 5 singles, while Doyley closed out the match with a 6-1, 6-1 triumph against  McCann at No. 3.

Babson returns to action at 2 p.m. ET Friday when it takes on Middlebury (18-3) at the Proctor Courts in a second-round match.

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