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December 13, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Sports

Men’s Tennis: Bombers shut out Alfred University in E-8 opener

The men’s tennis team began Empire 8 Conference competition with a dominating 9-0 victory over Alfred University this afternoon at Glazer Arena.

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Joanna Hernandez/The IthacanSenior Jimmy Newton sets up a forehand stroke during his straight set win against Alfred University senior Nick Schneider.

Five Bombers won both singles and doubles play. Senior captain Jimmy Newton defeated Alfred senior Nick Schneider 6-4 6-2, while junior Kyle Riether beat Alfred sophomore Peter Benoit of Alfred 6-0 6-1.

In first doubles, sophomore David Anderson teamed up with Newton to defeat Alfred junior Stefan Nonnemann and Schneider 8-4. Senior captain Dan Levine joined Riether to defeat Alfred freshman Michael Graham and senior Kyle McDevitt 8-0 in third doubles.

The Blue and Gold return to the court at 1 p.m. Saturday at Utica College.