Transylvania men's tennis falls to Earlham in HCAC match

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Lexington, Ky. –The Transylvania men's tennis team saw their two-match match win streak come to an end in a matchup with the Earlham College Quakers, who handed the Pioneers a 9-0 defeat at Top Seed Tennis Club on Wednesday night.

With the loss, Transylvania falls to 8-11 on the season, and 4-3 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play, placing them in a tie for fourth place in the conference standings with one match remaining in the regular season.

Transylvania's most compelling performance of the evening came via the team of Arjun Gupta and Hugo Kouhkna, who battled Earlham's No. 1 doubles team before dropping the 8-7 (9-7) result.

In the No. 2 singles match, Kouhkna appeared primed to claim Transylvania's first victory of the night before eventually falling in straight-sets, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.

The Quakers went on to sweep the remaining singles matches to claim the 9-0 match victory.

The Pioneers will wrap up the regular season with an 11:00 a.m. matchup against the Anderson University Ravens on Saturday, April at the Transylvania Tennis Courts. Prior to the match, Transylvania will honor graduating seniors Daniel Cooper and Brandon Stofleth with a Senior Day Ceremony.

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