Men's Tennis Blitzes Comets on the Road in MIAA Opener, 9-0

Michael Mertz wins straight-set shutout victories to help Bulldogs tie record
Michael Mertz wins straight-set shutout victories to help Bulldogs tie record

BATTLE CREEK, Mich.--The Adrian College men's tennis team flexed its muscles in its opening match of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association season Sunday with a 9-0 win at Olivet College in the Minges Creek Athletic Club. The Bulldogs' MIAA match against Alma College earlier in the day was postponed due to wet courts in Adrian.

The Comets are in their first season of competition since 1995.

Adrian has won three matches in a row to improve to 8-5 on the season while Olivet is 1-6 overall and 0-2 in the conference.

DOUBLES
#1: Joey Loselle / Michael Mertz (ADRIANM) def. Max Grabel / Ben Morris (OLIVET), 8-1
#2: Brandon Brom / Mitchel Bulger (ADRIANM) def. Zak Gray / Jacob Richards (OLIVET), 8-2
#3: Mitchell Mccombs / Jonathon Rhind (ADRIANM) def. Anthony Hinojosa / Michael Tran (OLIVET), 8-0

SINGLES

#1: Joey Loselle (ADRIANM) def. Max Grabel (OLIVET), 6-2, 6-1

 #2: Michael Mertz (ADRIANM) def. Ben Morris (OLIVET), 6-0, 6-0

#3: Brandon Brom (ADRIANM) def. Jacob Richards (OLIVET), 6-0, 6-0

#4: Mitchel Bulger (ADRIANM) def. Zak Gray (OLIVET), 6-0, 6-1

#5: Jonathon Rhind (ADRIANM) def. Michael Tran (OLIVET), 6-0, 6-0

#6: Mitchell Mccombs (ADRIANM) def. Anthony Hinojosa (OLIVET), 6-0, 6-0

Adrian is scheduled to play non-league foe Wittenberg at Hope College on Friday.

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