September 20, 2008

Trinity Tennis Wins Four Events at Weekend Quad Meet


San Antonio - The Trinity University Tigers men's and women's tennis teams won two singles and two doubles finals Saturday at their Quad Meet on Trinity’s courts.

Sophomore Andrew Hoing of Steamboat Springs, Colo. (Steamboat Springs), won the men’s Flight 3 singles with a 6-7, 6-2, 10-4 victory over senior teammate Jose Borges of Caracas, Venezuela. A tiebreak was played instead of a third set.

Hoing and senior Crisanto Ramirez of McAllen (Austin St. Stephen’s) took Flight 2 doubles, beating Marcos Villarreal and Vitas Van Dijk of St. Mary’s 9-8. Pro sets were played in the doubles competition. Flight 3 doubles was an all Trinity final , with first year Bryan Leib of Dallas (Episcopal) and sophomore Sam Pohl of Heidelberg, Germany (Heidelberg American School), beating senior Jeremy Gold of College Station (A&M Consolidated) and junior David Lesko of St. Louis (St. Louis University) 9-7.

First-year Kassie Seger of Austin (Bishop Kelly, in Boise, Idaho), was the winner of the women’s singles Flight 4, defeating Karen Rodriguez of the University of the Incarnate Word 7-6, 6-3.

The University of the Incarnate Word captured two men’s and women’s singles flights each, along with a women’s doubles final. Laredo Community College won two men’s singles flights, one men’s doubles and one women’s singles and doubles.

Trinity’s men will host the Division III Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Regional Championships next Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28. Play starts at 8 a.m. each day.

The Tiger women will compete in the regional Oct. 3-5 at UT-Tyler.  The winners and runners-up at the regional tournaments advance to the ITA National Small College Championships Oct. 16-19 at Mobile, Ala.


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