WATERVILLE, Maine – With the Waterville winter refusing to give up, Colby men's tennis once again played indoors, this time against Franklin Pierce University. The Mules easily handled the visiting Ravens, winning each doubles match and dropping only one singles match on their way to an 8-1 victory. Sophomore Peter Messenger provided some late drama when he stormed back down a set to win #6 singles with a dominating third set tiebreak.
The win moves the Mules to 6-7 on the season. They next play at home against Tufts at 11:00 AM (EST).
Colby 8, Franklin Pierce 1
1. Roberto Chong (FPUM) def. Scott Altmeyer 7-5, 6-2
2. Max Schuermann (COLM) def. Preston Gordon 7-6, 6-2
3. Garrett Reiter (COLM) def. Nkrumah Patrick 6-0, 6-1
4. Jonathan Hallal (COLM) def. Yuval Barak 6-2, 6-4
5. Hans Hwang (COLM) def. Andrew Schadt 6-3, 6-0
6. Peter Messenger (COLM) def. Marcus Lawrence 5-7, 6-1, 10-1