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Sat Mar 10
Final
1 Michigan Tech
8 vs. Belmont Abbey
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Tue Mar 13
Final
5 West Liberty
4 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Wed Mar 14
Final
7 Kutztown
2 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Thu Mar 15
Final
2 Michigan Tech
7 vs. Charleston (W.V.)
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Fri Mar 23
Final
0 Michigan Tech
9 at Grand Valley State
Sat Mar 24
Final
0 Michigan Tech
9 at Ferris State
Sun Mar 25
Final
0 Michigan Tech
9 at Northwood
Sat Mar 31
Final
7 Lake Superior State
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Apr 07
Final
5 Purdue Northwest
4 vs. Michigan Tech
Sun Apr 08
Final
9 Davenport
0 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Apr 13
Final
1 Michigan Tech
8 at Tiffin
Sat Apr 14
Final
0 Michigan Tech
9 at Wayne State
Sat Feb 23
Final
0 Michigan Tech
7 at Hillsdale
Sun Feb 24
Final
5 Tiffin
2 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Midland, Mich. Midland Tennis Center
Sun Mar 03
Final
0 Michigan Tech
4 at Wis.-Green Bay
Sun Mar 10
Final
3 Kutztown
4 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Mon Mar 11
Final
0 Michigan Tech
7 vs. Illinois-Springfield
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Wed Mar 13
Final
1 Shepherd
6 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Fri Mar 15
Final
0 Michigan Tech
7 vs. Mo.-St. Louis
@ Spring Tennis Fest - Hilton Head, S.C.
Fri Mar 22
Final
7 Grand Valley State
0 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Mar 23
Final
7 Ferris State
0 vs. Michigan Tech
Sun Mar 24
Final
7 Northwood
0 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Mar 30
Final
0 Michigan Tech
7 at Lake Superior State
Sat Apr 06
Final
2 Michigan Tech
5 at Purdue Northwest
Sun Apr 07
Final
1 Michigan Tech
6 at Davenport
Fri Apr 12
Final
7 Ashland
0 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Apr 13
Final
7 Wayne State
0 vs. Michigan Tech
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Huskies Fall in Season Opener against Belmont Abbey

Huskies Fall in Season Opener against Belmont Abbey

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Michigan Tech men's tennis team opened the 2018 season on Saturday at the Spring Tennis Fest in Hilton Head, South Carolina, falling 8-1 to Belmont Abbey.

"We have a young team that played hard today," Michigan Tech Head Coach Kevin Kalinec said. "We have players who can really hit the ball, but we still have some work to do. We are looking forward to getting back out on the court Tuesday."

Michigan Tech's (0-1) point in Saturday's match came in doubles competition with Mario Neto and Ignacio Carbajosa teaming up to top the duo of Zachary Blythe and Henrique Leal 8-3. Nico Caviglia and Simon Xiong nearly captured a second point for the Huskies in doubles, but came up just short 9-8 to Reinaldo Golindano and Jose Disotuar.

In singles, two of the six contests went into tiebreakers. In No. 3 singles, Neto battled back from a 6-3 loss to force a tiebreaker with a 7-6 victory in the second set. Unfortunately, he came up short 10-7 in the deciding frame to Golindano. In No. 5 singles competition, Juan Felipe Chica rallied from a 6-0 loss in the first set to top Lorenzo Lopes 6-2 in the second to force a deciding third set. However, Lopes prevailed 10-8 to secure the point for Belmont Abbey (6-11).

The Huskies will have the next two days off before taking on West Liberty on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Tech will also play Kutztown and Charleston on Wednesday and Thursday respectively to close out the Spring Tennis Fest.