Men's Tennis Drops Match Versus MMI 9-0

Jacob Thomas in action vs. Holmes; Photo Credit: Owls Communication
Jacob Thomas in action vs. Holmes; Photo Credit: Owls Communication

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W men's tennis team began homecoming weekend with a 9-0 loss to Marion Military Institute on Friday evening at Owls Tennis Park.

Friday marks the fifth loss of the season for the men's team to fall 1-5 on the season.

The evening began with Owls double pair Marcus Montfort and Caleb Slone against MMI's Tom Chairs and Alex Matthews. Chairs and Matthews sealed the match's first point with an 8-1 victory over the Owls top doubles unit.

The Tigers picked up the second doubles point when MMI par Dominique Ingram and Nathan Johnson defeated Owls duo Nikola Srzic and Jacob Thomas.

MMI completed the sweep of the doubles when the Owls forfeited the final competition due to lack of players.

The Tigers picked up six singles wins, including Chairs 6-1, 6-1 win over Montfort and Jordan Harris's 6-1, 6-1 victory against Draden Meggs.

The W will be back on the court tomorrow, Saturday, March 30 when they take on Delta State University. The first serve is set for 11 a.m.