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Men's tennis falls to No. 5 Chicago

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Colby College's Carl Reid and Vlad Murad both went three sets in tough losses to players from fifth-ranked University of Chicago in a 9-0 loss on Monday in California.

The 37th-ranked Mules are 5-2 overall and will play at Caltech on Tuesday at 2 p.m. (EST). Colby also takes on St. Lawrence at 7 p.m. at the same site.
 

Reid lost 6-3 in the opening set to Nicolas Chua, but the Colby senior battled back for a decisive 6-1 win in the second set. Chua won a 7-5 tie-breaker to earn a 7-6 win in the third set.

Murad lost a tough 10-8 tie-breaker in the opening set. The senior sent it to three sets with a 6-3 win, but Charlie Pei won 6-0 in the final set.
 

University of Chicago 9, Colby 0

Doubles

1: Ninan Kumar/Erik Kerrigan, UC, d. Carl Reid/Vlad Murady, 8-4

2: Tyler Raclin/Max Hawkins, UC, d. Scott Altmeyer/Zale Shah, 8-6

3: Charlie Pei/Bobby Bethke, UC, d. Shaw Speer/Cam Hillier, 8-2

Singles

1: Nicolas Chua, UC, d. Reid, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5)

2: Pei, UC, d. Murad, 7-6 (10-8), 3-6, 6-0

3: Luke Tsai, UC, d. Altmeyer, 6-2, 6-1

4: Erik Kerrigan, UC, d. Shah, 6-1, 7-5

5: Kumar, UC, d. Speer, 6-4, 6-2

6: Peter Leung, UC, d. Nam Le, 6-0, 6-3