San Antonio - A rally by the 16th-ranked Trinity men's tennis team fell short as the Tigers lost 7-2 to #4 Middlebury (VT) College Wednesday.
Trinity was quickly down 4-0 after Middlebury took a win at #4 singles, but that's when the Tigers made their move.
Wilson Lambeth went to a third set at line two, but fell short with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 loss, which clinched the match for Middlebury. The Panthers then won the final two matches to finish the evening.
The Tigers now have a 9-6 overall record, and are 8-4 against NCAA Division III opponents. The Panthers improved to 9-1.
Trinity hosts second-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CA) Colleges at 3:00 p.m. Friday.