Reid, Murad win 40th career doubles match in tough loss to NYU

NEW YORK -- Vlad Murad and Carl Reid combined for their 40th career doubles victory as partners in a 5-4 non-conference loss to New York University at the Stadium Tennis Center on Sunday.

Reid and Murad improved to 40-17 as a doubles combination with a win at the first spot. The pair are 11-1 in doubles play this year 

Reid earned his 48th career singles win at Colby (4-1 overall) with a victory at the first position. Murad took the second singles win and won his 37th career match.

New York University (3-1 overall) started the day by taking the second and third doubles matches for an early 2-1 lead. The Violet won both matches by 8-6 scores.

The Mules needed to win four of the six singles matches to pull out the victory, but NYU won positions three to five. Zale Shah won Colby's other point with a victory at sixth singles.