Location: Defiance, OH (Smart Center)
How it Happened:
Mount St. Joseph continued their conference competition, traveling to face the Yellow Jackets of Defiance on April 7th. In doubles competition the Lions faced some tough matchups. Ben Montez (Dayton, OH/ Northridge) and Cody Tallon (Bright, IN/ East Central) were able to come out with a win in their doubles match with a dominate performance. They beat the Yellow Jackets 8-0 to help build the Lions team score. The Lions split the singles matches against Defiance as both teams played determined to win. Ian Stutz (Troy, OH/ Troy) was able to take his match in two sets, winning 7-5 and 6-2. Montez also was able to defeat his opponent in two sets, 6-1 and 6-2. Tallon came out victorious in his singles match as well to help build the Lions score. The Mount came up short in a hard fought match, falling to Defiance with a final score of 5-4.
Montez and Tallon had exceptional performances in both their doubles and singles matches to help increase the Lions team score.