The Hamilton College Continentals dropped a heart-breaker against the Trinity College Bantams by a 5-4 decision in NESCAC action at Hamilton's Tietje Family Tennis Center on Saturday.
All three of the Continentals' losses have been to conference opponents this spring. Hamilton is back on the court on Tuesday, April 23 at 4 p.m. against Ithaca College.
After losing the first set, Max Zimmerman '21 battled back and prevailed in three sets at first flight singles. In fourth flight action Tim Derby '21 proved victorious in straight sets, earning his 12th win this season. Joe Reiner '22 dominated his Trinity opponent at fifth flight singles, dropping only four games and winning his team-high 17th match.
Trinity College 5, Hamilton 4
Hamilton's Tietje Family Tennis Center
April 20, 2019
1. Max Zimmerman (H) d. Granville Kaynor 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6).
2. Ross DeRose (T) d. Sam Farber 3-6, 7-6, 6-3.
3. Christopher Bilicic (T) d. Rob Dotterer 2-6, 7-6, 6-3.
4. Tim Derby (H) d. Dylan Powell 7-5, 6-1.
5. Joe Reiner (H) d. Chris Caskin 6-3, 6-1.
6. Charles Killborn (T) d. Jafar Sharipov 7-5, 6-3.
Records: Trinity 2-10, 1-7 NESCAC; Hamilton 10-3, 1-3.