DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's tennis team hosted Alma College to begin the 2019 season on Friday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Scots 7-2.
Doubles action saw exciting tennis on the number two court as Ethan Harris (Huntertown, Ind./Carroll) and Micaiah Cox (Ft. Recovery/Ft. Recover) battled their alma opponent to a 8-5 scoreline. In the other doubles contest of the day Jared Schnee (Bellevue/Bellevue) and Ring Lardner (Milford, Del./Milford) fell to the Scot number one pairing 8-1.
Number one singles saw the first victory of the day for DC. Harris grabbed an emphatic 6-1 opening set before taking the second in a 7-5 battle. Number two singles gave fans a thrilling match as Jared Schnee pulled out a 10-7 victory in the third set.
The Yellow Jackets will return to action on Wednesday, February 27th as they travel to Trine University. Action in Angola, Ind. is slated to start at 4:00 pm.