Men's Tennis

February 6, 2009

Trinity Opens 2009 Season With Win Over Prairie View A&M


Abilene, Texas– The Tiger men's tennis team opened up its 2009 season with a win over Division I Prairie View A&M University on Friday at the Abilene Christian Indoors.

Trinity (1-0) swept the doubles matches to start off the season on the right foot, then continued its strong opening with wins in five of the six singles contests.  Using Division I rules, the doubles matches counted for just one point.

Bobby Cocanougher and Cory Kowal, two-time ITA Regional doubles champions, won 8-5 at No. 1 doubles.  The duo also won in singles, at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

Andrew Hoing was also a double winner on the day, teaming with Crisanto Ramirez for an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles, then took a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles.

Max Frey won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, while Jose Borges took a 6-2, 6-2 win at the fifth singles position.  Ben Carroll and Don Murray teamed up to win 8-5 at No. 2 doubles.

Trinity will take on hosting Abilene Christian University tomorrow morning to finish off the opening weekend of the season.


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