Johnson City, Tenn. - The Stetson men's tennis team (14-8, 5-3 Atlantic Sun) once again came out on the short end of a matchup with four-time defending A-Sun champions ETSU (12-6, 6-1 A-Sun), falling 6-1 on Saturday at the Buddy Hartsell Tennis Center. The Hatters have fallen to the Bucs in each of the last four A-Sun tournament finals. Junior Njal Stene (Oslo, Norway) got Stetson's lone point with a straight-set win at #2 singles.
Stene defeated Grega Teraz 6-2, 7-5, but the five other Hatters all fell in straight sets as ETSU finished off Stetson after taking all three doubles matches.
The Hatters will return home to host a Tuesday, March 29 doubleheader against Division II foe Eckerd and Division III squad Oberlin at 2:30 and 6 p.m. respectively. GoHatters.com will have live scoring for the matches.
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