Friday, March 29, 2013
Host Hanover College won five of six singles matches, and swept the doubles play on Thursday afternoon, as they went on to an 8-1 win against the Lions in HCAC action. The Mount, 1-4 overall, 1-2 in the conference, will resume play on March 29 with a home HCAC match against Defiance College.
Kyle Haas (Jasper, IN/Northeast Dubois) claimed the Lions' only win against the Panthers, recording a victory at fourth singles by winning a third set tie-breaker, 10-8. Colin Barrett (Cincinnati, OH/Mariemont) dropped his third singles match on a third set tie-breaker, 10-5, while Tyler Esham won nine games at fifth singles, but lost, 7-5. 6-4.
The Mount's first doubles team of Barrett and Clayton Steinriede (Cincinnati, OH/St. Xavier) played well, but suffered an 8-6 setback.