Tennis teams fall in Hilton Head opener

Tennis teams fall in Hilton Head opener

HILTON HEAD -- The Heidelberg University tennis teams lost their opening matches of their spring trip on Sunday.  The men's team lost 7-2 and the women's team lost 8-1, both to Albion College.  

The men's team picked up wins at first singles and first doubles.  In singles, Ben Moore beat Zach McKenzie 6-3, 6-1.  In doubles, Moore teamed up with Tyler Flickinger to beat McKenzie and Nick Kinachtchouk.  Heidelberg won, 9-7.   

Paul Claymier and Dan Driscoll went to a tiebreaker at second singles, but fell 9-8 (7-2).  

Markilynn Hogle went to a tiebreaker at first singles, picking the lone win on the women's side.  She beat Lauren Rasmussen 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (12-10).  

Allie Gales (third singles) and Summer Hunter-Kysor (fifth singles) each lost in tiebreakers.  

The teams return to action on Tuesday against Milligan.