FAIRMONT – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat tennis team dropped a key regional and Mountain East Conference contest Thursday afternoon when they lost a close 5-4 decision to the Fairmont State Falcons.
Wesleyan trailed by a 2-1 margin following doubles play.
The Bobcats earned singles win at No. 2 as Lukas Laipold defeated Micah Hornak (6-3, 6-1), No. 4 Jacobo Rendon bested Matias Higueras (6-3, 6-0) and No. 5 Alexander Lyudinovskiy downed Dillon Early in three sets (5-7, 6-3, 7-5).
Fairmont State improved to 11-7 overall and 4-0 in the MEC.
Wesleyan dropped to 5-6 overall and 0-1 in the MEC.
The Bobcats will play Shaw University Saturday at 2 p.m.