Men's Tennis

March 14, 2008

Trinity Opens California Tournament With Narrow Win

 

Claremont, California - Trinity's men's tennis team began its part in the Stag-Hen Classic with a 5-4 win over the College of New Jersey on Friday afternoon.

Trinity (8-3) is ranked eighth in Division III, according to the latest poll by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. 

The Tigers won two of the three doubles matches, then split with TCNJ in the singles draw.  James Furr and David Tran won 8-4 at No. 2 doubles, then both players won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively.

Bobby Cocanaugher and Cory Kowal also won 8-4 in doubles at the No. 3 position, but Cocanaugher lost a tough three-set match at No. 5 singles (6-4, 4-6, 6-4).  Crisanto Ramirez took a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles for the Tigers.

Trinity will face Bowdoin College tomorrow morning in the semifinals of the tournament.  Bowdoin defeated Pomona-Pitzer to advance in the tournament.

 

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