King University Men's and Women's Tennis teams played Coker College in Hartsville, SC on Sunday. The Women's team played hard in a 7-2 loss with wins coming from Mariana Hosomi at #2 Singles in a dominating 6-2, 6-0 win. Mari and fellow freshman Naomi Reyes won their doubles match 8-4. Sophmore Amanda Huffaker continues to improve despite her loss on Sunday.
The Tornado Men battled bravely in their match, The 7-2 loss was close in several matches including a 3rd set tiebreaker by Senior Captain Patrick Jones. Patrick battled back from being down 5-2 in the second to force the tiebreaker. He paired with Junior Leo Brigato to win their Doubles match
8-4. Leo then won his first singles set 7-5 before cruising to another victory winning the second set 6-2. Freshman Trevor "T-Bone" Harris won his first match in an exhibition match finishing strongly with an 8-4 victory.
The Tornado play Lee's McRae in Boone, NC on Thursday March 7th at 2:00.