Men's Tennis

March 15, 2008

Tigers Beat Bowdoin in Semifinals of Stag-Hen Classic


Claremont, California - Trinity's men's tennis team earned a 5-4 decision to slip past Bowdoin College in the semifinals of the Stag-Hen Classic on Friday morning.

Trinity (9-3), the eighth-ranked team in the nation, won all three doubles matches, but was able to secure just two wins in singles play.

Crisanto Ramirez won at No. 6 singles for the second time this weekend, and was the team's only straight-set winner in singles.

David Tran also won in singles, earning a hard-fought 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 victory to help clinch the match for the Tigers.  Tran also teamed with James Furr to win at No. 2 doubles by a score of 9-7. 

Oliver Gaines and Ryan DeSantis won at the top spot in doubles, while Bobby Cocanaugher and Cory Kowal took their second doubles win of the weekend.

Trinity will face Kenyon College in the championship match of the tournament later this evening.  Kenyon defeated hosting Claremont to advance to face the Tigers.


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