COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The second-seeded Trinity University men defeated third-seeded Austin College, 5-1, in the semifinal round action of the 2018 SCAC Men's Tennis Championship. Official Website l Bracket l Postmatch Interview
With the victory, Trinity will play for its ninth straight SCAC men's tennis title.
TRINITY 5, AUSTIN COLLEGE 1
April 21, 2018 at Colorado Springs, Colo. (Air Force Academy Indoor Courts)
|1. Wilson Hamilton (TUM) def. Kenneth Hardy (ACM) 6-1, 6-2|
|2. Jordan Pitts (TUM) vs. Josh Granberry (ACM) 7-5, 0-1, unfinished|
|3. Wilson Lambeth (TUM) def. Andres Padilla (ACM) 6-1, 6-2|
|4. Jace Akagi-Okuma (TUM) def. Calum Robe (ACM) 6-4, 6-4|
|5. Tilden Oliver (TUM) vs. Siddharth Kortikere (ACM) unfinished|
|6. Clark Rivers (TUM) vs. Erik Meendsen (ACM) unfinished|
|1. Wilson Lambeth/Jordan Pitts (TUM) def. Kenneth Hardy/Siddharth Kortikere (ACM) 8-4|
|2. Wilson Hamilton/Jace Akagi-Okuma (TUM) def. Josh Granberry/Erik Meendsen (ACM) 8-6|
|3. Calum Robe/Andres Padilla (ACM) def. Austin Crist/Tilden Oliver (TUM) 8-6|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (3,1,4)|
|Trinity advances to the 2018 SCAC Championship Match|
The Tigers will move on to face top-seeded Southwestern at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday at the Air Force Academy for the 2018 SCAC men's title. This will be the fourth consecutive year the two have met for the men's crown with Trinity winning the three previous match-ups. Meanwhile, the 'Roos will play in the third-place match tomorrow at 10 a.m. against Colorado College.