March 12, 2013

Alla Wins at No. 2 Singles in Loss to #8 Trinity

(CLAREMONT, Calif.) - The #18 Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team continued it's tough spring break schedule on Tuesday, March 12 with a match against #8 Trinity (Texas) University. The Tigers upended the Tartans 8-1 to even their record at 8-8 while the Tartans are now 7-2.

Freshman Abhishek Alla (Hyderabad, India/IMG Pendleton School) was the only Tartan to pull off a win, taking the No. 2 singles match 7-5, 6-3. Senior Harsha Rao (Severn, Md./Old Mill) forced a third set against Connor Dunn at No. 6 singles before falling 6-3, 3-6, 10-8.

The Tartans will next face #20 University of Texas-Tyler on Wednesday, March 13 at 4:00 p.m. PT to finish the road trip.