BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott men's tennis team defeated Gordon College, 6-3, in a conference matchup on Friday evening at the Bass River Tennis Club.
In doubles play, Toler teamed up with Thomas Brent (Gorham, Maine) for an 8-3 victory at the No. 2 flight. Toler then went on to beat Gordon's Peter Godwin (Manchester, Conn.) at the No. 5 singles flight with scores of 3-6, 6-2, 6-3. Meanwhile, Rinkert paired with Charles Book (Devon Pa.) at the No. 3 flight with another 8-3 winning score. In singles, Rinkert grabbed a gritty win against Mike D'Antuono (Mapleville, R.I.) at the No. 4 flight with a score of 1-6, 6-3, 7-6, (7-3).
"Awesome effort from these guys and this was a complete team victory," stated men's tennis head coach Jeremy Howard. "Quick turnaround with another conference match Sunday against Wentworth."
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- The Gulls broke Gordon's three-match winning streak.
- Kirkpatrick leads the Gulls with six singles wins on the season.
- Brent and Toler both hold six doubles wins on the season, respectively.
Endicott (6-5) will take on Wentworth on Sunday, April 8 at 4 PM at the Bass River Tennis Club. Gordon (4-7) is set to face Curry College on Saturday, March 7 at 12 PM.
(Photo Credit - David Le '10)