Lansing, Arora Win Opening Match at ITA Championship

Chris Lansing
Chris Lansing

WATERVILLE, Maine – Chris Lansing and Lucas Arora became the first Coast Guard players since 2015 to pick up a win at the Division III Men's New England Regional Tennis Championship as they registered a win in doubles action on Friday at Colby College.

Lansing and Arora beat Nandish Shah and Alexander Comerchero from UMass-Boston 8-4 and will now play third seeded Noah Lilienthal and Princeton Carter from Wesleyan on Saturday at 9:00.

In singles action, Banks Evans lost the first match of his collegiate career losing 6-2,6-4 to Zach Lieb of Wesleyan while Arthur Wicke dropped a 6-1,6-3 decision to Andre Libnic.