Corpus Christi, Texas - The 13th-ranked Trinity men's tennis team lost two matches Saturday to NCAA Division I member Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
The Islanders won the opening match 4-0 and took the second 4-1.
Trinity now stands at 2-4, while A&M-Corpus Christi is undefeated at 4-0.
The first matchup consisted only of singles, which the Islanders clinched under Division I rules.
The Islanders took four singles matches in the second pairing of the day, and then the doubles were played.
Trinity won two of three doubles matches for the dual-match point, starting with Hamilton and Akagi-Okuma at #2. The duo stands at 1-1 in the early season.
Krimbill and Hunter were victorious on the third line, while Pitts and Settles lost a tight matchup at #1 doubles.
Pitts played #1 singles, Krimbill took the court on the second matchup, and Akagi-Okuma was the competitor on the third. Lars Wiik lost the #5 matchup.
Hamilton's #4 singles match did not finish, nor did Allen Song's sixth singles matchup. Song came up short on a first-set tiebreaker.
The Tigers head to Abilene, Texas, for two matches on February 8. First up is Division I Abilene Christian (TX) University, followed by Tyler (TX) Junior College. Tyler JC is the reigning Division I National Junior College Athletic Association champion and is ranked #1 in the nation.