The Fighting Scots Men’s Tennis team closed out the regular season with two home losses on Saturday. The team also celebrated the lone senior, Nick Robertson befoe the first match against Grinnell.
Exercise Science major from Covington, Georgia, Robertson finished out his home season teaming up with Sawyer Day (Cupertino, California) at No. 1 doubles played the No. 2 singles spot for the Scots in both matches.
Robertson/Day lost to Grinnell 8-4 in doubles while Andrew Nickols (Janesville, Wisconsin) and Caiden Sepich (Mackinaw, Illinois) lost 8-2 at No. 2. Day lost at No. 1 singles 6-2, 6-2 while Robertson, Nickols and Sepich all lost 6-0, 6-0. Spencer Corn (Kansas City, Missouri) lost a No. 3 singles 6-1, 6-0.
Against Cornell, Robertson/Day lost 8-3 while Nickols/Sepich lost 8-2. In singles, Day lost 6-0, 6-4 at No. 1 and Robertson lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2. Corn fell 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 with Nickols losing 6-1, 6-0. Sepich nearly pulled off a second singles win on the week but ultimately lost at No. 5 singles 7-5, 5-7, 10-3.
The Scots will play in the Midwest Conference singles and doubles tournament next weekend in Peoria, Illinois.
Sanaia Jenkins & Nathan Baliva – Contributing Writers