ATLANTA (May 14, 2016) – The No. 36 ranked Sewanee men's tennis team dropped its NCAA Tournament second round match to former rival No. 12 Trinity 5-1, Saturday, on the campus of Emory University.
The Tigers' season ends with an 18-6 overall record. The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) tri-Regular season and conference tournament champions earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament second round for the second straight season.
On Saturday, Gray and Roddy earned the Tigers' lone point when the No. 2 nationally ranked duo defeated the talented team of Paxton Deuel and Matt Tyer at No. 1, 8-4.
Unfortunately, Trinity won at No. 2 doubles as Chas Mayer and Clayton Niess defeated Schober and Fletcher Kerr, 8-1. The Tigers also topped Sewanee at No. 3 when Wilson Lambeth and Eliot Guin outlasted Davis Owen and Scott Gallimore, 8-5.
In singles action, Trinity completed the win as Deuel defeated Schober at No. 1 6-1, 6-0 and Tyer topped senior Conner Winkler 6-2, 6-3 at No. 4.