MEN'S TENNIS FALLS AT #5 LYNN, 5-0
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Monmouth University men's tennis team fell to Lynn University, nationally-ranked No. 5 at Division II, 5-0, Wednesday afternoon. With the loss, the Hawks (2-5) conclude their Spring Break trip at 2-1, while the Fighting Knights improve to 9-1 on the season.
The Fighting Knights breezed through all three doubles flights, winning a pair of 8-0 decisions at Nos. 1 and 3, while taking an 8-2 victory at No. 2. Lynn took wins at Nos. 3 and 5 singles to clinch the match, played by Division II rules in which each singles and doubles match is scored equally (Division I rules score three doubles flights as a best-of-three for one point). The Fighting Knights held first-set victories in each of the remaining four singles flights when action was halted.The Hawks return to action on March 27, when they play host to Rider. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.