Men's Tennis

March 8, 2008

Tiger Teams Split Matches With Incarnate Word Saturday

 

San Antonio - The Trinity University men’s and women’s tennis teams split inter-divisional dual matches with the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals Saturday at the Tigers’ Delavan Tennis Stadium.

Trinity’s men, ranked No. 7 in the NCAA Division III, beat the Cardinals, ranked No. 23 in Division II, by a score of 6-3.

Tiger senior David Tran of Houston (Cy-Falls) gave Trinity a 5-3 lead in the match with a 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-5 win over UIW’s Michael Castillo at No. 3 singles. Earlier in the day, the Tigers shut our Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Millsaps 9-0. Trinity now stands at 7-3 and UIW is 5-3.

The Incarnate Word women beat Trinity 6-3. The clincher came at No. 5 singles as Cardinal junior Sarah Carswell of San Antonio (Churchill) beat Tiger junior Cayleigh Simpson of Corpus Christi 6-0, 6-2. UIW, which led 5-3 after that point, improved to 8-1 on the season. Trinity has a 5-2 record.

Trinity’s men will next compete March 14-15 at the Stag Hen Classic in Claremont, Calif. UIW hosts Schreiner University at 1 p.m. next Wednesday at Mabry Center.

The Tiger women take on the University of Redlands and Pomona-Pitzer College March 15 and 16, respectively, in California. The Cardinals will also host Schreiner next Wednesday.

 

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