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Thomas More Defeats Franklin, 5-4, in Indiana

Thomas More Defeats Franklin, 5-4, in Indiana

(FRANKLIN, Ind.) – The Thomas More men's tennis team defeated Franklin College, 5-4, today (Sunday, September 30, 2018) at the Mickel-Hoover Tennis Complex in Franklin, Indiana.

  • Senior Derrick Kwok (Sugar Land, Texas/Stephen F. Austin) and sophomore Jared Haught (Edgewood, Ky./Covington Catholic) won 8-4 at No. 1.
  • No. 2 pair of junior Sheldon Preisler (San Diego, Calif./Boone County (Ky.)) and sophomore Josh Huster (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West) fell, 8-4.
  • Sophomore Alex Traylor (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands) and sophomore Brandon Kwok (Sugar Land, Texas/Stephen F. Austin) fell at No. 3 by the score of 8-6.

  • First-year Ethan Caruso (Cincinnati, Ohio/Turpin) won 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 at No. 1.
  • At No. 2, sophomore Jeffrey Schenk (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands) won 6-3, 6-1.
  • Haught fell 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3.
  • Preisler was a 6-1, 6-3 winner at No. 4.
  • First-year Jaret Fidler (Bakersfield, Calif./Centennial) won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 5.
  • First-year Joseph Cruse (Thibodaux, La./E.D. White Catholic) fell 6-3, 6-2 at No. 6.

  • Saints improve to 1-1 and the Grizzlies fall to 2-3.
  • Caruso clinched the match for the Saints with his 6-0 third set win at first singles.
  • 10 Saints played in the match for Thomas More.

  • The Saints return to action on Tuesday (October 2) when they travel to Middletown, Ohio to play Miami University-Middletown at 4 p.m.