Trinity Men's Tennis Loses Against Williams
Williamstown, Mass. - First-year Aaron Segel (Needham, Mass.) recorded the lone Trinity College Bantam point with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 6 singles in an 8-1 loss to the Williams College Ephs in men's tennis action this afternoon. Trinity falls to 6-9 overall and 1-6 in the NESCAC with its third straight setback, while the Ephs, ranked No. 5 in the nation, improve to 15-3 overall and 6-1 in the league with their fourth victory in a row.
Bantam sophomore Ned Mandel (Chevy Chase, Md.) took his opponent at the No. 2 spot to three sets, falling, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Trinity first-year Ford Traff (Wayzata, Minn.) nearly won at No. 3 singles, recovering from a 6-3 loss in the first set to win the second set, 6-4, and played to a 6-6 tie in the third set before losing on a tiebreaker.
1. W- Meyer d. Dan Carpenter, 6-2, 6-4
2. W- Micheli d. Ned Mandel, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
3. W- Sun d. Ford Traff, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (4)
4. W- Z. Weiss d. Ilya Levin, 6-1, 6-0
5. W- Chow d. Musyoka Mbithi, 6-3, 6-2
6. TC- Aaron Segel d. Page, 6-3, 6-2
1. W- Schidlovsky/Meyer d. Carpenter/Mbithi, 8-3
2. W- Micheli/Sun (W) d. David Myers/Traff, 8-2
3. W- Astrachan/Chow (W) d. Jordan Kemp/Mike Pucci, 8-1
Williams 8, Trinity (Conn.) 1