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Men's tennis tripped up by Clarks Summit in CSAC finale

Men's tennis tripped up by Clarks Summit in CSAC finale

BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College men's tennis team will be the number two seed for the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Tournament after a 7-2 loss to Clarks Summit University in a CSAC match Saturday afternoon on the Gladish Tennis Courts.

Bryn Athyn is now 4-5 overall and concludes CSAC play with a 4-2 record, while Clarks Summit goes to 7-2 overall and earns the top seed for the tournament at 5-0 in conference play.

The No. 2 doubles team of Zach Brock and Jacob Elder got the Lions on the board with an 8-3 victory over Hugh Hayner and Evan Michel. The victory gave Brock and Elder the season sweep of the Defenders' No. 2 duo. Brock and Elder are now a team-best 7-2.

Cole Lambertus notched the Lions' singles point and team-leading fifth singles win of the season as he outdueled Eric Bixby at No. 5 7-6 (7-5), 6-4.

Bryn Athyn will have two non-conference tune-ups prior to the start of the CSAC Tournament. The first will come on Tuesday, April 16 at Lancaster Bible at 3 p.m.

RESULTS
CLARKS SUMMIT 7, BRYN ATHYN 2
SINGLES
1. Evan Michel (CSU) def. Nikita Smirnov (BA) 6-3, 6-0
2. Noah Macey (CSU) def. Vojtech Luza (BA) 6-3, 6-0
3. Evan Griffen (CSU) def. Zach Brock (BA) 6-3, 6-3
4. Jordan Johansen (CSU) def. Jacob Elder (BA) 6-4, 6-0
5. Cole Lambertus (BA) def. Eric Bixby (CSU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
6. Dennis Gray Jr. (CSU) def. Tanner Schroeder (BA) 0-6, 6-3, 1-0

DOUBLES
1. Macey/Griffen (CSU) def. Smirnov/Luza (BA) 8-3
2. Brock/Elder (BA) def. Hayner/Michel (CSU) 8-3
3. Bixby/Gray Jr. (CSU) def. Schroeder/Max Nelson (BA) 8-7

RECORDS
Bryn Athyn: 4-5, 4-2 CSAC
Clarks Summit: 7-2, 5-0 CSAC