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February 19, 2019

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Men’s Tennis: ONU 7, Albion 2

ALBION, Mich. — The Ohio Northern men's tennis team opened the spring portion of its schedule with a 7-2 victory at Albion (Mich.) on Saturday at the Ungrodt Tennis Center.

The Polar Bears (1-0 overall) will also play Olivet (Mich.) Saturday night at the Ungrodt Tennis Center.

Albion falls to 1-2.

Northern started the match by sweeping the doubles courts.

Freshmen Vinh Thai (Galloway/St. Charles) and Hoang Do (Powell/Olentangy Liberty) rallied from 5-0 and 6-1 deficits to win 8-6 at No. 1 doubles.

Junior Jake Abbott (Kenton) and sophomore Connor Christian (Gallipolis/Gallia) won 8-4 at No. 2 doubles and junior Tim Kargl (Downers Grove, Ill./South) and senior Cody Hurley (Centerville) won 8-3 at No. 3 doubles.

Northern then clinched the match by winning four of the six singles courts.

Thai posted a 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 1, Do won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3, Abbott won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 5 and sophomore Tyler Frantz (Bellefontaine) won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 6.