Men's tennis defeats Colorado College, takes fifth place in SCAC Championships
The Centre men's tennis team wrapped up its season with a 5-4 victory over Colorado College in the fifth place match of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tennis Championships on Sunday in North Little Rock, Ark.
The Colonels fell behind 2-1 after doubles play, but came back to win four of the six singles matches to claim the 5-4 victory. The fifth place finish is the highest for Centre at the SCAC Championships since 2007.
Rini also picked up a singles win, defeating Leo Zen-Ruffinen 6-4, 6-2 in the No. 3 match. Also picking up singles victories were Xan Witherington (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 win in the No. 2 match, Trey Williamson (Nashville, Tenn.) with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 win in No. 4 and Andrew Howard (Frankfort, Ky.) with a 6-4, 6-2 win in No. 6.
The Colonels finish the season with a 7-14 record.