Posted: Feb 04, 2018
GRINNELL, Iowa - The Illinois Tech Men's Tennis team opened the Spring season against a tough Grinnell College team on the road on the morning of Super Bowl Sunday. Tech was defeated 9-0.
- Tech had some tight matches in the top two singles spot. Top player Franklin Zhong was defeated 6-3, 7-5. Yousef Abdo, playing out of the second spot, lost 7-1, 5-7, 10-7.
- Adam Laitinen, playing in the fourth singles spot, also had a close match, losing 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
- Illinois Tech opens the home schedule on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at XS Tennis, taking on Millikin University. Tech will also face Illinois Wesleyan at 3:30 p.m.