Trinity Doubles Up Connecticut College In Men's Tennis

Co-captain Rex Glickman '18 won at first singles and first doubles
Co-captain Rex Glickman '18 won at first singles and first doubles

New London, Conn. - The visiting Trinity College Bantams snapped a five-match losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Connecticut College Camels in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men's tennis action this afternoon.  Trinity improves to 6-7 overall and 1-6 in the NESCAC, while the Camels drop to 2-8 overall and 0-6 in the league with their fifth setback in a row.  The Bantams will close the 2018 season at Ithaca on Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m.

Trinity led, 2-1, after doubles play with wins at the top and bottom of the ladder, and won four of six points during singles play.  The same four Bantams accumulated all six points, including Trinity's senior co-captain doubles tandem of Rex Glickman (Chappaqua, N.Y) and Kyle Scheffers (Flossmoor, Ill.) and the rookie doubles duo of Chris Bilicic (Chicago, Ill.) and Scott Danforth (Greenwich, Conn.).  Glickman/Scheffers won a hard-fought match, 8-6, at first doubles, while Glickman and Scheffers both won in straight sets at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. 

Bilicic/Danforth won, 8-5, at third doubles and each outlasted his Camel opponent in three sets in singles.  Bilicic rallied back from a 6-1 win in the first set of the No. 5 singles match to take the second, 6-2, and edged Connecticut College's Sangjin Song, 7-6, in the third set. Danforth also came back from a 6-1 loss in the opening set playing Ben Sachs in the fourth singles position, but won the second set, 6-3, and the third, 6-4.