#17 Men's Tennis Beaten by #9 Wesleyan (CT) on Monday

#17 Men's Tennis Beaten by #9 Wesleyan (CT) on Monday

Orlando, Florida - The 17th-ranked Trinity men's tennis team lost a hard-fought match 7-2 to #9 Wesleyan (CT) University Monday at the USTA National Campus.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wesleyan swept the doubles, but they had a battle on their hands. Wilson Hamilton and Christian Settles dropped the second line 8-4. Wilson Lambeth and Jordan Pitts were edged on the top line, as were Cameron Kimbrill and Artur Zigman on the third, each by scores of 8-7.

Pitts and Lambeth claimed the Tigers' only two victories by winning the respective Nos. 1 and 2 singles in straight sets.

Hamilton lost the first set of #3 singles 3-6, battled back to take the second 6-3, and came up short 9-11 in the third.

Jace Akagi-Okuma also played a three-setter on the fifth line. Akagi-Okuma lost the opening set 3-6, came back to take the second  6-3, and lost the third by the score of 6-10.

Krimbill lost #4 singles in straight sets, as did Tilden Oliver on the sixth line.

 

NOTABLES

Trinity now stands at 5-7 overall and is 4-2 against NCAA Division III opponents. Wesleyan improved its mark to 2-0.

Wilson Lambeth and Jordan Pitts are 9-3 in doubles after the tight loss. Wilson Hamilton and Christian Settles have a record of 6-2 as a tandem.

 

UP NEXT

The Tigers continue their Orlando trip with two matches on Tuesday. First up is NCAA Division II member Merrimack (MA) College at 11:00 a.m. EDT. In a battle of ranked DIII teams the Tigers then take on #14 Case Western (OH) Reserve University at 7:00 p.m.