Castleton, VT- The MCLA Men's Tennis program fell to NAC foe Castleton University 9-0 this afternoon. The loss drops the Trailblazers to 1-4 on the season and a 1-3 mark in conference play. The Spartans improve to 8-1 on the season and remain unbeaten in league play.
The Spartans took all three points in doubles as the duo of Seth Marcil and Quentin Barthe handled MCLA's top pairing of Aaron Goldsmith and Rob Wabshinak 8-5 for the first point. The Spartans would get convincing wins out of Ryan Mulder/Trevor Hanna and Brody Wagner/Jared Wheeler to sweep the doubles matches.
In singles play, Marcil and Goldsmith battled in the match of the day. Marcil would earn the point, but only after a hard fought 6-3, 3-6, 11-9 win over the junior. Barthe earned his second point of the match handling Wabshinak 6-3, 6-2 in the second slot.
Castleton's Mulder, Hanna, and Wagner all earned their second points in the third, fourth, and fifth slots respectively. Tyler Wilcox rounded out the scoring for Castleton grabbing a point with a win over Mohamed Mahorus in the sixth slot.
The Trailblazers are back in action on Friday when they take on Johnson State.