bc 9, dc 0
BC men's tennis team defeats rival Defiance College 9-0By Chad Hochstetler, SID assistant
April 1, 2003
The Bluffton College men's tennis team defeated Defiance College 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon on the Bluffton College tennis courts. For Bluffton, it was its first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference match of the season as well as their final home match of the year.
Bluffton seniors Garrett Skare (Huber Heights/Wayne H.S.) and David Barnes (Groveport/Tree of Life Christian) played in their final home matches and both recorded victories. Skare battled it out at #6 singles and won in three sets (4-6, 7-5, 6-2). Barnes won at #5 singles (6-4, 6-3).
The Beavers improve their record to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in the HCAC. Bluffton travels to Cincinnati next Saturday, April 5 to take on host Mt. St. Joseph and Hanover College in a tri-match.
#1 - Owen Beck (BC) defeated Stefan Faerber (DC) 6-2, 6-1
#2 - Brad Boyles (BC) defeated Jared Sponsellor (DC) 6-0, 7-5
#3 - Dan Wott (BC) defeated Todd Greer (DC) 6-0, 6-3
#4 - Kyle Sprunger (BC) defeated John Cronkhite (DC) 6-0, 6-0
#5 - David Barnes (BC) defeated Jeff Meyer (DC) 6-4, 6-3
#6 - Garrett Skare (BC) defeated Wes Auld (DC) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
#1 - Beck and Wott (BC) defeated Faerber and Sponseller (DC) 8-6
#2 - Sprunger and Boyles (BC) defeated Greer and Cronkhite (DC) 8-1
#3 - Pete Martin and Kent Leichty (BC) defeated Meyer and Auld (DC) 8-1