BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team had the daunting task of facing Tusculum College, who is ranked 47th in the country in their spring opener on Wednesday. The Tornado hung with the Pioneers, but narrowly fell 6-3.
Pablo Vidal and Luis Delgado got the Tornado (1-3) on the board when they took an 8-2 decision over David Siegle and John Taylor at No. 2 doubles. However, the Pioneers (4-2) took the final two doubles matches to take a 2-1 lead going to singles play.
Leo Brigato took a 6-1, 6-4 win over Siegle at No. 4 singles while Moritz Poswiat topped Taylor 6-1, 6-3 at No. singles. Nevertheless, Tusculum took the other four singles matches to take the dual 6-3.
King will be in action again on Saturday when they travel to Randolph-Macon College. The dual is slated to start at 1:00 p.m.