Men’s Tennis remains undefeated in PL

By Frank Shala Army Athletic Communications

April 11th, 2019 | Army and Community Sports, Sports
 Freshman Diego Huttepain picked up his ninth win this spring. He defeated Zack Elliot of Lehigh 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 in No. 2 singles as part of Army West Point’s 4-2 victory over the Mountain Hawks Sunday at the Malek Tennis Center. Photo by Manuela Davies/Army Athletic Communications

The Army West Point Men’s Tennis team extended its win streak to seven Sunday at the Malek Tennis Center, as the Black Knights took down Lehigh, 4-2.
After dropping the early doubles point, Army (12-12, 6-0) put its foot on the gas heading into singles play.
Junior Myles Conlin evened the score at one with a dominant 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1. Lehigh (10-7, 3-2) would get its second point with a win at No. 6.
The Black Knights would reel off the next three points with a trio of three-set thrillers. Senior David Mitchell would provide the clincher with his win at No. 3.

Army highlights and game notes
• Conlin continues to play well at the No. 1 position, picking up his ninth win.
• Freshman Diego Huttepain also picked up his ninth win this spring.
• Fellow plebe Nikita Larichev moved to 7-6 this season in singles play.

Box score
Singles
• Myles Conlin (Army) def. Harry Wang (Lehigh), 6-1, 6-1;
• Diego Huttepain (Army) def. Zack Elliot (Lehigh), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6;
• David Mitchell (Army) def. Jack Martin-Dyer (Lehigh), 7-5, 0-6, 6-4;
• Nikita Larichev (Army) def. Bryant Burn (Lehigh), 5-7, 6-1, 6-2;
• Freshman David Gorshein (Army) vs. Jacob Edelchik (Lehigh), did not finish;
• Gary Fishkin (Lehigh) def. senior Grant Patterson (Army), 2-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Order of finish (1,6,4,2,3).
Doubles
• Wang/Elliot (Lehigh) def. Conlin/Larichev (Army), 6-4;
• Auteri/Martin-Dyer (Lehigh) def. Mitchell/Gorshein (Army), 6-4;
• Freshman Alejandro Quiros/Huttepain (Army) vs. Cooper/Edelchik (Lehigh), did not finish.
Order of finish (1,2).

Up next
Army will host rival Navy at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Malek Tennis Center.