Men's Tennis Report (Week 1) - Defiance Opens Season with Dual Match Split

GREENWOOD, IN- The Defiance College Men's Tennis team started off its season with a double dual match featuring Baldwin-Wallace and Saint Francis Saturday night.  The Yellow Jackets (1-1, 0-0 HCAC) were able to earn a split in the first day of competition, defeating Saint Francis and falling to Baldwin-Wallace.

Freshman James Demeo (Oregon, Ohio/Clay) went 4-0 during the two matches. In Defiance's 7-2 loss to Baldwin Wallace, the freshman earned a 7-6, 6-2 win at No. 4 singles and added an 8-4 win at the No. 3 doubles position. 

Demeo followed that performance with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 4 singles and an 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles as DC defeated St. Francis 5-4. 

Defiance will open the HCAC schedule at home against Franklin Friday evening.

For a complete recap of Week 1 in HCAC Men's Tennis, click here