Men's Tennis opens spring season with 6-3 victory over Wittenberg

Men's Tennis opens spring season with 6-3 victory over Wittenberg

By Madison Essinger

LIMA — The Ohio Northern men's tennis team opened its spring schedule with a 6-3 victory over Wittenberg at the Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center on Saturday.

The Polar Bears improve to 1-1 overall while the Tigers fall to 2-1.

Freshman Noah Elliott (Hilliard/Davidson), sophomore Hoang Do (Powell/Olentangy Liberty) and junior Connor Christian (Gallipolis/Gallia Academy) each won twice to lead ONU.

Ohio Northern grabbed two of the three doubles points, winning the second and third courts.

Elliott and Do won 8-4 at No. 2 and Christian and freshman Nate Meadors (Dublin/Jerome) won at No. 3 8-7 (7-3).

In singles play, freshman Zach Beaschler (Ada) won at No. 2 7-6 (7-5) 6-2, Elliott won at No. 3  6-2, 6-4, Do won at No. 4 6-1, 6-0 and Christian won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 6.

The Polar Bears will continue their spring season on Sunday, February 24, at 3 p.m. at Oberlin.