SU MEN FALL TO MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR
BELTON, Texas - The Southwestern men's tennis team dropped their dual match-up with the Crusaders of Mary Hardin-Baylor 7-2 on Thursday afternoon.
The Pirates had a bumpy start to the day as the fell in all three doubles matches. Alex Lam and Charles Prince fell 8-3 in flight one doubles to Pownall/White, D'Art Bebel and Alexander Reinsch were defeated by Aguirre/Graham 8-1 and Riley Bunnell and Andrew Olsson lost to Hallum/Summers 8-5.
Lam attempted to turn things around of the Pirates as he easily handled Aguirre in number one singles 6-2, 6-1. Reinsch was close to following in his footsteps as he narrowly fell 6-4 in the first set and then couldn't regain the momentum as he dropped the second set 6-1.
Prince was defeated by Summers 6-1, 6-3 in the third flight and Bebel had a strong rally in his match but couldn't steal the win as he fell to White 6-4, 6-4 in the #4 slot.
Andrew Clarage took the #5 singles match-up as he dismantled Pekar 6-4, 6-3 for the second SU victory of the day. Olsson closed out the match at #5 singles with a loss to Graham 6-3, 6-0.
The Pirates will look to rebound with a dual meet in Abilene, TX on Friday against McMurry University.