No. 36 Sewanee falls in NCAA second round to No. 12 Trinity, 5-1

No. 36 Sewanee falls in NCAA second round to No. 12 Trinity, 5-1

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.

Individually, Avery Schober, along with the doubles team of Jack Gray and Eric Roddy, will all continue their season at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships later this month.

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.

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