Men's Tennis defeats Mount St. Joseph 7-2

Men's Tennis defeats Mount St. Joseph 7-2

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Heidelberg University men's tennis team picked up a non-conference victory on Friday, defeating Mount St. Joseph 7-2 on the road. The Student Princes benefited from three forfeits by the Lions in the match, but still managed to win four of the six matches that were played.

With the win, Heidelberg improved to 3-6 on the season while MSJ fell to 3-8.

In doubles action, HU took a forfeit win at third doubles while Tyler Flickinger and Dan Driscoll paired up for an 8-3 win at second doubles to give the Berg a 2-1 lead headed into singles play.

At first singles, Jonathan Long cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 win, improving his record to 7-5 on the year.

Ben Moore was victorious at second singles, winning 6-1, 6-1 while Kyle Simpson won at fourth singles, 6-3, 6-0 as Heidelberg took forfeit victories at both fifth and sixth singles to wrap up the 7-2 win.

Heidelberg will be on the road again this weekend for a pair of OAC matches in Mason, Ohio, at the Linder Family Tennis Center. The Student Princes will face Marietta on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and take on Muskingum on Sunday at 9:00 a.m.