Abilene, Texas - The 13th-ranked Trinity men's tennis team lost to Tyler (TX) Junior College and Abilene Christian (TX) University on Saturday.
The Tigers lost 1-6 to top-ranked Tyler Junior College, and 2-5 to NCAA Division I member Abilene Christian.
Trinity now stands at 2-6 overall, while Tyler JC improved to 2-1, and Abilene Christian upped its record to 5-3.
The dual-match scoring was based on junior college and Division I formats.
Trinity's only win in singles occurred in the third match as Hamilton took out his opponent 6-4, 6-0.
Cal Hunter lost a tightly played tiebreaker in the first set at #5 singles, and then lost the second stanza.
Trinity played outstanding doubles indoors against Abilene Christian. Krimbill and Settles won the second line and Hamilton and Akagi-Okuma took the third as the Tigers won the doubles point. Pitts and Nguyen lost the top doubles match.
Nguyen was Trinity's lone winner in singles, capturing the fourth match 6-2, 6-2.
Pitts lost a tightly contested #2 singles 5-7, 5-7, and Hunter was edged 4-6, 5-7 on the sixth line.
The Tigers make their home debut Friday by hosting Division II member St. Edward's (TX) University at 3:00 p.m. McMurry (TX) University, from Division III, comes to campus at 9:00 a.m. Saturday. Trinity currently stands at 2-1 against DIII opponents.