Location: MU Outdoor Courts (North Manchester, IN)
How it Happened:
Mount St. Joseph traveled to face HCAC competitor, the Manchester Spartans. In singles competition, Manchester seemed to have the upper hand. Nate Clark (Cincinnati, OH/ Miami Valley Christian Academy) was playing great tennis as he was able to force a third set in his singles match. He finished the third set to grasp the win 11-9 to take a match for the Lions. In doubles competition the Lions fought hard to stay competitive. Manchester was able to sweep the Lions in doubles and came out with the win overall with a final score of 8-1.
Clark played exceptional, winning his singles match in three sets. He was also able to make an impact in doubles competition. Clark and Guy Watkins (Cincinnati, OH/ Purcell Marian) kept it close with the Spartans until they were defeated with a final of 8-5.