Men's Tennis

February 21, 2009

Trinity Finishes Weekend With Win Over Mary Washington

 

St. Peter, Minnesota – After losing its first two matches at the ITA Indoor National Championships, Trinity's men's tennis team finished the weekend on a good note by beating the University of Mary Washington 7-2 on Saturday night.

Trinity (3-5) was swept 9-0 and 9-0 by both Washington (MO) University and the University of California-Santa Cruz in earlier action.

The Tigers opened play by sweeping all three doubles contests, then won four of six singles matches.  Mary Washington's only wins came at No. 3 and No. 6 singles.

Bobby Cocanougher and Max Frey were both double winners on Saturday night, taking points in both singles and doubles.  Cocanougher teamed with Cory Kowal for a win at No. 1 doubles, and he also won at the No. 2 singles position.  Frey won at No. 1 singles and combined with Andrew Hoing for a win at No. 3 doubles.

Cocanougher's 6-4, 6-2 win in singles clinched the match, giving Trinity a 5-0 lead at the time.

Trinity, ranked 12th in the nation and seeded eighth in the tournament, finishes in seventh place.

The Tigers return home for a pair of matches on Saturday, February 28, taking on the University of Texas-Dallas and Schreiner University.  It will begin a string of five straight home matches for Trinity. 

 

 

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