LOCKPORT, Ill. — The Huskies won a pair of singles matches, but succumbed to Lewis University 4-2 at Challenge Fitness Saturday in non-conference men’s tennis. The Flyers took the team doubles point, despite a 7-5 tiebreak win at No. 1 by the duo of Eli Pinnoo and Leon Sell.
In singles, Adam Fenjiro prevailed in three sets at No. 3 over Tatenda Mutetwa 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. Pinnoo also defeated Zack Mutuszak 7-5, 6-4. Leon Sell played another competitive match at No. 1 but lost 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 to graduate student Boris Redkow.
The Flyers won the remaining two singles matches in straight sets with one match unfinished at No. 6 between Ambarish Rao and Pedja Trifunovic.
“Our team came out fighting today, all the way until the end,” said head coach Kristin D’Agostini-Yep. “It didn’t go our way, but I felt we competed well and we are making positive steps.”
The Huskies (0-2) travel to Findlay to continue non-conference play on Saturday, February 18 at noon.
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