St. Mary's Men's Tennis Falls in Final Match of Spring Break

Kyle Van Winter '18 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Kyle Van Winter '18 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood

For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's tennis team (3-4) finished their Spring Break trip Thursday afternoon with a 9-0 non-conference loss to Millikin University at the PTR Spring TennisFest.

St. Mary's 0, Millikin 9

How It Happened

Doubles:

  • St. Mary's won only one game in doubles action as sophomores Jon Gorel (Jessup, Md./Hammond) and Ron Stith (Cheltenham, Md./Lackey) suffered an 8-1 loss at No. 1 doubles.

Singles:

  • Gorel lost a close match to Jacob Palley, Millikin's top player, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).
  • Senior captain Kyle Van Winter (Scaggsville, Md./Counsel) was the lone Seahawk to force a third set as Van Winter lost 6-1, 1-6, 8-10 to Logan Bennett at No. 5 singles.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Mar. 23 vs. York College of Pennsylvania (5-5) – Somerset Tennis Complex – Capital Athletic Conference match – SAAC Hot Dog Giveaway – 3:00 p.m.
  • Mar. 24 vs. Penn State Harrisburg (2-7) – Somerset Tennis Complex – Capital Athletic Conference match – Senior Day – 2:00 p.m. 

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