Spartans Edged by Earlham and Franklin

Spartans Edged by Earlham and Franklin

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - The Manchester University men's tennis team dropped a pair of Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matches to Earlham and Franklin College this weekend.  The Spartans fell to the Quakers by a 9-0 final and were also narrowly edged by Franklin 5-4.

Against Franklin College, Manchester earned a win a No. 1 doubles.  Connor Eichenauer and Isaac Miller paired for an 8-4 victory.  In singles play, Miller also won at the No. 2 flight 6-4, 6-0.  Bailey Buhrt battled to a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles.  Freshman Andrew Kibler earned a 7-5, 7-5 win at the No. 6 flight.

The Spartans stand 3-6, 1-3 HCAC.  MU will host HCAC-leading Rose-Hulman on Saturday April 13 at Noon at the Manchester Tennis Courts.