CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Salisbury University tennis teams continued its spring break trip with matches against Sewanee: The University of the South. The men's team dropped its match 7-2, while the women's team was defeated 9-0.
Men: Sewanee 7, Salisbury 2
The Sea Gulls got their lone win in singles play from the No. 5 position, with sophomore Matthew McGaffney picked up a 6-3, 7-6 (10-8) victory.
Albers, in the No. 1 spot, and Spangler, behind him in the No. 2 position, dropped their singles matches to the same players they played in doubles, Sewanee's (4-3) Avery Schober and Connor Winkler, 6-3, 6-4 and 6-4, 6-4, respectively.
Junior Demetri Vrahnos dropped a close contest, 7-5, 6-4, to Rand Jackson of the Tigers.
Women: No. 15 Sewanee 9, Salisbury 0
Salisbury (4-4) battled one of the best teams in the nation, nearly taking matches in both singles and doubles.
In singles play, sophomore Natalie Savage and freshman Claudia Lohn each pushed their opponents to a third set. In the No. 1 spot, Savage lost 6-4, 1-6, 10-5, while Lohn dropped the No. 5 matchup 6-3, 4-6, 11-9.
Junior Sam Babo battled her opponent in the No. 6 spot but fell 6-4, 6-4.
Both teams will conclude their spring break trip tomorrow. The men's team will take on Hope International University at 1:30 p.m., eastern time, while the women's team will battle Whittier College at 2 p.m.