San Antonio - The seventh-ranked Tiger men’s tennis team closed out its regular-season home schedule with 9-0 shutout victories over the University of Texas-Dallas and Colorado College on Saturday.
Trinity (20-6) has now won six consecutive matches, and posted five shutouts following the wins at the Butch Newman Tennis Center. The Tigers did not drop a set during the two matchups.
Seniors Greg Haugen and Nico Moreno were honored prior to the start of the matches.
Moreno (11-11) played No. 3 singles against UT-Dallas, and recorded the first clinch match of his Trinity career, while competing on the No. 2 line against Colorado College. Haugen (15-8) won No. 2 singles in the UT-Dallas match, and captured No. 1 singles against Colorado College. Haugen and Jordan Mayer won both No. 2 doubles matches and improved their record to 13-6. Moreno and Paxton Deuel now stand at 14-10 after winning twice at No. 1 doubles.
Deuel (15-6) took No. 1 singles in the opener against UT-Dallas. Aaron Skinner (11-11) won the opening No. 4 singles match, and moved to No. 3 against Colorado College. Jordan Mayer now stands at 18-2 after winning No. 5 singles in the UTD match, and Charlie Curtis is 11-2 after taking No. 6 singles in the first match of the day.
Trinity will host the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship April 25-27. The defending champion Tigers will most likely be the No. 1 seed in the eight-team tournament.