Men’s tennis team opens spring schedule with loss to Greenville

Tyler Nobel

ALBION, Mich. – The Olivet College men's tennis team opened the spring portion of its 2016-17 schedule with a 9-0 loss to Greenville (Ill.) College this afternoon in a neutral site match indoors at Albion College's Dow Center.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Greenville 9, Olivet 0
Location: Dow Center; Albion, Mich.
Records: Greenville 1-0 overall, Olivet 0-5 overall

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Panthers swept the three doubles matches, losing only five total games.
  • Greenville won all six singles matches in straight sets.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Freshman Tyler Nobel had the most success for Olivet. After dropping the first set, 6-2, he narrowly lost the second set, 7-5, at No. 5 singles. In doubles, Nobel teamed with sophomore Michael Tran for an 8-3 loss at the No. 3 slot.
  • Freshman Aaron Green suffered a 6-4, 6-3 loss at No. 2 singles.

UP NEXT

  • Olivet returns to Albion College next Saturday for another neutral site match against Otterbein (Ohio) University, starting at 4 p.m.