Men’s Tennis Defeats Hope International, 8-1

Photo by Bobby R. Hester
Photo by Bobby R. Hester

The Riverside City College men's tennis team looked to keep their winning streak alive as they hosted Hope International on Tuesday afternoon at home. The Tigers continued to perform at a high level by defeating Hope with ease by the final score of 8-1.

Kayne Trustfull paced the Tigers at number one singles by defeating his opponent in three sets by the final scores of 6-2, 2-6, 10-3. Elie-Noe Nicolay followed him at the number three with a two-set victory by the final count of 7-6 (6), 6-0. Thierry van Os followed with the most impressive win at the number six with his final scores reading 6-0, 6-3.

The Tigers swept doubles play with Thomas Pidoux and Trustfull winning at the number one position, 9-7. Miles Clark and Nicolay followed at the number three with an 8-4 victory.

The Tigers (8-0) will host the Fullerton College Hornets on Thursday, February 22nd in their Orange Empire Conference (OEC) opener. The match is set to begin at 2 p.m.