March 18, 2008

Beren and Van Tilburg Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week

March 18, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT's top doubles tandem of Eric Beren and Ken Van Tilburg were selected as the NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week following their strong start to the season. The pair has compiled a record of 7-1 after competing in all eight matches this spring.

Beren and Van Tilburg outlasted their foes from Vassar College, 9-7, before recording overpowering decisions against UMass Boston (8-3), Stevens Institute of Technology (8-4), Salem State College (8-2), Endicott College (8-1), and Gordon College (8-0). The duo fell to regionally-ranked No. 7 Bates College, 8-2, but topped nationally-ranked No. 20 Tufts University, 8-0.

The regionally-ranked No. 10 Engineers (6-3) will return to action on Wednesday, March 19 when it hosts Emerson College.