CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Wheaton College men's tennis team opened its West Coast trip with a neutral site contest against Schreiner University (Texas), with the Mountaineers earning an 8-1 victory over the Lyons.
In singles action, both Jeremiah Ryser (No. 2) and Aguirre Martinez (No. 3) nearly pulled out wins for the Lyons. Ryser dropped his first set to Hoanh Le 6-1, before bouncing back to take the second 7-6 (4), but ultimately fell in the third set with Le capturing a 10-7 win. After falling behind after the first set, Aguirre Martinez blanked Nick Penna 6-0, but then fell 10-4 in the final set.
Wheaton returns to the court on Thursday, March 16 at Whittier College for a 1 p.m. EST match.