Men's Tennis Drops Pair of Matches to Close out Florida Trip

Men's Tennis Drops Pair of Matches to Close out Florida Trip

THE BASICS 

Score: Oglethorpe 9, Emerson 0 ; Otterbein 7, Emerson 2

Records: Emerson Lions (1-5), Oglethorpe (6-3) ; Emerson Lions (1-6) , Otterbein 

Location: Kissimmee, Fla.

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Match One (vs. Oglethorpe)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Lions dropped all nine games played against Oglethorpe.
  • The Lions fought hard in doubles and singles, putting up a battle against the
  • In doubles, Thomas McCorkle(Weddington, N.C.) and Dylan Freedman lost to Calvin Schneider and Judd Motz 8-2.
  • Doubles pairings Dan Okin (Amagansett, N.Y.)/Brock Higley (Bedford, N.H.) and Shawn Lee(Newport Coast, Calif.)/Pedro Deps both dropped their doubles matches 8-0.
  • Dan Okin fared the best in singles, falling to Dustin Bowie 6-3, 6-2.
  • Thomas McCorkle fell 6-0, 6-1 in his singles match.
  • Shawn Lee, Brock Higley, Pedro Deps and Dylan Freedman all fell 6-0, 6-0 in their singles matches.

Match Two (vs. Otterbien)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Lions took the victory in one of three doubles matches, with Dan Okin and Brock Higley defeated Jared Deel and Connor Radune of Otterbien 8-5.
  • Dan Okin also won his singles match over Connor Radune, defeating him 6-2, 6-0.
  • Brock Highly fell in his singles match to Tyler Whatron, 6-0, 6-4.
  • In his singles match, Thomas McCorkle took it to three sets against Jamie Pierce.
  • McCorkle won the second set 6-3 after falling in the first set 7-5.  In the decisive third set, McCorkle fell 10-6.