NCAA Mens Tennis

Spartans Clinch First NCAA Tournament Win, Advance to Regional Final

Harvard

BOSTON, Mass. โ€“ Michigan State Men’s Tennis collected it’s first ever NCAA Tournament win on Friday, May 3, sweeping the nation’s last remaining undefeated team in third-seeded Denver, 4-0 to advance to the Boston Regional final.
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The second-seeded and national No. 22 Spartans will face regional host and national No. 12 Harvard tomorrow at 2 p.m. for a shot at the sweet 16 after the crimson claimed a 4-0 win of their own over Boston University Friday.
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Wins from the Spartans’ two student-athletes with NCAA Tournament experience, graduate transfers in 2023 Ronald Hohmann III and Sebastien Collard boosted the Spartans to the historic win.
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Head Coach Harry Jadun
“It’s pretty remarkable,” head coach Harry Jadun said. “You talk about 110 years of history and you just did something for the first time- maybe a week from now I’ll understand the gravity of it. But we’re working on our craft here, looking to compete and hopefully make a run.”
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In 2013 Jadun was a sophomore playing at No. 6 singles on the only other team MSU had sent to the NCAA Tournament, which lost in the first round and finished 14-14. Fast forward eleven years and in his second season at the helm of the program Jadun has turned around a program that hadn’t won more than 15 games in the last decade and went 11-14 in his first year in charge to a season of several program first in 2024, namely a program-best 22 wins and now first NCAA Tournament win.
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Match Recap
To start the day in doubles MSU got an early edge as the undefeated duo of freshman Aristotelis Thanos and sophomore Ozan Baris dominated on main court to a 6-0 win. The 65th-ranked…

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