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Rocha wins first singles match but Lynx fall 8-1

WORCESTER, Mass. - The inaugural men's tennis season continued for Lesley University with the squad dropping their match against Becker College 8-1. 

The lone victory for the Lynx came in the number one singles match between Zach Rocha (New Bedford, Mass.) and Corey Sherman (Taunton, Mass.).  After winning a tight first set 7-6, Rocha dropped the second one 6-3.  The two players went into the deciding third set and Rocha outlasted Sherman, winning 10-8 and taking the point for Lesley.

Peter Lauer (Eugene, Ore.) played another solid match for the Lynx but lost in his singles competition.  The freshman lost his first set 7-5 but dominated the second, winning 6-1.  The third set belonged to his opponent as Lauer lost 10-3.

Lesley will be back in action this Sunday for their final home match against Mitchell College.  The match will begin at 12 p.m. and will be held at BB&N gymnasium.

To learn more about the Lesley University men's tennis team, please visit their website