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AU men’s tennis team opens season with win over Pitt-Bradford

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University men’s tennis team opened its 2009 season with an 8-1 victory over visiting Pitt-Bradford Tuesday afternoon.

Alfred (1-0, 0-0 Empire 8) got singles wins from sophomore Connor Houghton (Orleans, MA/Nauset Regional), 6-1, 6-4 in first singles; freshman Nathan Garletts (Havertown, PA/Haverford), 6-1, 6-1 in second singles; freshman Nate Kucko (Binghamton, NY/Chenango Forks), 6-0, 6-2 in third singles; senior Nick Middaugh (Belmont, NY/Genesee Valley), 6-3, 3-6, 10-5 in fourth singles; freshman Kyle McDevitt (Underhill, VT/Mt. Mansfield Union), 6-4, 6-2 in fifth singles; and senior Tim Pruyn (North Tonawanda, NY/Niagara Wheatfield), 6-2, 6-2 in sixth singles.

Houghton and Garletts won first singles, 8-1, and Kucko and Middaugh took their second doubles match, 8-0.

Alfred is in action next on Thursday, March 19, at 4 p.m. at home against Empire 8 Conference foe Elmira.