Men's Tennis

February 14, 2009

Tigers Edged by Incarnate Word Saturday


San Antonio – Trinity's men's tennis team was edged in a 5-4 match against the University of Incarnate Word on Saturday afternoon.

Trinity (1-3) lost its home opener, despite winning two out of three doubles matches to start the contest.  The Tigers won just two singles matches, but two others went to a third set.

Don Murray and Ben Carroll scored a narrow 9-7 win at No. 2 doubles, while Andrew Hoing and Crisanto Ramirez won 8-5 at No. 3 doubles.  Hoing also won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 5 singles.

Jose Borges took the only other Trinity point in the matchup, winning 7-6, 6-0 at No. 6 singles.  Bobby Cocanougher lost 2-6, 6-4, 4-6 at No. 2 singles, while John Runge fell 6-7, 6-4, 2-6 at the No. 4 position.

The Tigers take on Texas Lutheran University later this afternoon to finish off the day's doubleheader.


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