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Second-Ranked Emory Tops Johns Hopkins, 6-3

April 14, 2017

Box Score

The Basics
• Score: #2 Emory-6, #21 Johns Hopkins-3
• Records: JHU (7-2) • EU (13-4)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • JHU Tennis Courts
• The Short Story: Playing without its number one player, the Johns Hopkins men’s tennis dropped a 6-3 decision to visiting and second-ranked Emory Friday afternoon.

How it Happened
• Junior David Perez and sophomore Scott Thygesen gave Hopkins the first point of the match as they beat David Omsky and Jonathan Jemison, 8-4, at third doubles.
• Freshman Joseph Cartledge and senior Jeremy Dubin pushed the Blue Jays’ lead to two with an 8-3 win over Scott Rubinstein and James Spaulding, the number one doubles team in the Atlantic South.
• Max Renke and Adrien Bouchet cut the deficit in half for the Eagles as they beat junior Justin Kang and senior Emerson Walsh, 8-6, at second.
• Jemison evened the score as he grabbed the first singles point and beat Thygesen 6-2, 6-2 at second. Bouchet then gave Emory a 3-2 lead in the match as he defeated freshman Austin Gu 6-2, 6-1 at third.
• Walsh tied the match at three with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Spaulding at fourth. Alec Josepher followed with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Perez at fifth to put the Eagles back on top.
• Josh Goodman then clinched the win for Emory as he beat freshman Aaron Carey 6-2, 6-4 at sixth. Aman Manji ended the match with a 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (3) win at first over Dubin.

 

 

What it Means
• Hopkins falls to 1-7 all-time against Emory, with the Eagles winning the last three meetings.

For the Record
• Dubin is now tied for 17th in school history with 44 career doubles wins. Walsh now has 98 career wins combined, leaving him two shy of his 100th win.

Up Next
• Hopkins is back in action with a pair of contests on Saturday, April 15 as JHU hosts Haverford and Christopher Newport. The Blue Jays and the Fords will meet in Centennial Conference action at 11:00 am and will then face the Captains at 2:00 pm.

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