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Saints Fall to Millikin in Season Finale in Illinois

Saints Fall to Millikin in Season Finale in Illinois

(DECATUR, Ill.) – The Thomas More University men's tennis team fell, 7-2, to Millikin University today (Sunday, April 28, 2019) in the season finale at Fairview Tennis Center in Decatur, Illinois.  The Saints end the season at 8-10 and the Big Blue improve to 13-6.

  • No. 1 tandem of senior Derrick Kwok (Sugar Land, Texas/Stephen F. Austin) and sophomore Jared Haught (Edgewood, Ky./Covington Catholic) loss 8-0.
  • No. 2 pair of first-year Jaret Fidler (Bakersfield, Calif./Centennial) and first-year Ethan Caruso (Cincinnati, Ohio/Turpin) fell, 8-5.
  • No. 3 team of sophomore Brandon Kwok (Sugar Land, Texas/Stephen F. Austin) and junior Wesley Smith (Versailles, Ky./Woodford County) fell, 8-7 (13-11).

  • D. Kwok fell, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1.
  • Caruso fell at No. 2 by the scores of 1-6, 6-3, 10-4.
  • At No. 3, Fidler fell, 6-1, 6-2.
  • Haught won at No. 4 by the scores of 7-5, 1-6, 10-5.
  • Sophomore Josh Huster (Fort Thomas, Ky./Lakota West) fell 6-1, 6-2 at No. 5.
  • Sophomore Alex Traylor (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands) won at No. 6, 7-6 (7-3), 2-6, 12-10.

  • This was the last match of the season for the Saints and they will transition to NAIA and the Mid-South Conference next season.