San Antonio – Showing a steely resolve after dropping all three doubles matches, the St. Mary’s men’s tennis team stormed back to beat Dallas Baptist 6-3 on Saturday.
Sweeping singles play, the Rattlers improved to 5-7 on the season at St. Mary’s Tennis Courts.
Marcin Marczewski (Jr., Warsaw, Poland) defeated Baird 6-2, 6-1, paving the way for the Rattlers’ onslaught in singles action. Andrej Klipa (So., Belgrade, Serbia) defeated Abel 6-2, 6-3, and Guy Rutten (Sr., Almelo, Netherlands) bounced back from a loss in the first set to beat Allen 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Nestor Moreno (Jr., Bogota, Colombia), Jake Williams (Jr., Dallas) and Carlos Olea (Fr., Matamoros, Mexico) each also proved victorious in the Heartland Conference victory.
The Rattlers have won back-to-back matches and are now 2-1 in conference competition.