NCAA Mens Tennis

Spartans Clinch First NCAA Tournament Win, Advance to Regional Final


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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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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