Okin, McCorkle Exit Early at Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals

Okin, McCorkle Exit Early at Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Lions junior Daniel Okin (Amagansett, N.Y.) and freshman Thomas McCorkle (Mathews, N.C.) travel north for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association New England Regional Tournament and fell in the opening round on the day.

Okin faced No. 9 seed Zain Ali from Tufts University and fell in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0. McCorkle battled the No. 8 seed Luke Tercek from Bowdin College. He met the same fate as Okin, falling in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.

The two Lions also teamed up for doubles play, facing Court Honda and Alex Romaine from Springfield College, but the match went to the Pride, 8-1.

Okin and McCorkle return home for a match on Sunday at Salem State University.