#13 Trinity Men’s Tennis Suffers Pair of Losses to DI Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

#13 Trinity Men’s Tennis Suffers Pair of Losses to DI Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

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.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

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.

Cameron Krimbill played #1 singles and lost a three-set battle 1-6, 7-5, 6-10. Jordan Pitts was on the second line and was edged 5-7 in the first set, before losing the second 1-6.

Jace Akagi-Okuma fell in straight sets at #4, and Christian Settles lost the fifth match.

Wilson Hamilton fought hard and lost a first-set tiebreaker at #3, but the match did not finish. The same scenario played out at #6 singles, with Cal Hunter on the court.

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.

 

UP NEXT

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.