Men's tennis duo wins flight

News Image The Muhlenberg men's tennis No. 1 doubles team took first place at the Mule Fall Classic.

 Monday, September 9, 2013 10:01 AM

The team of junior Daniel Lakhman and sophomore Max Blumenthal won the No. 1 doubles flight at yesterday’s Mule Fall Classic, the first competition of the year for the Muhlenberg men’s tennis team.

The four-team tournament also included Moravian, Wilkes and King’s.

Lakhman  and Blumenthal won a pair of close matches, defeating a team from King’s 8-6 and a Wilkes duo 9-7.

The other two Mule doubles teams split their matches, with senior Ben Berkowitz and sophomore Derrick Eng reaching the final at No. 3 and the No. 2 team of senior Jason Teitelbaum and junior Eric Chavis winning the consolation match.

Berkowitz (No. 4), Chavis (No. 5) and Eng (No. 6) won their consolation singles matches. Teitelbaum captured a three-set match in the first round of the No. 3 singles flight before sitting out the final.

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