NEW LONDON, Conn. - Coast Guard lost a tight match to cross-town rival Conn. College in non-conference action 5-4 Thursday afternoon.
The loss is the Bears first of the season as they fall to 3-1. The Camels earn their first win of the season and improve to 1-2.
The Camels however moved into the singles portion of the match up 2-1 after winning number one and number two doubles.
After Wicke fell to senior Ben Sachs 6-2, 6-1 Hackett moved the Bears back within one at number one after he beat junior Charlie Williams 6-2, 7-3.
Senior John Hu battled hard to tie up the match pushing it to the third set at second singles before he fell to junior Will Cannon 7-5, 4-6, 6-4.
Sophomore Adam Bahney also battled at number five singles taking the first set 7-6 but fell to freshman SangJin Song in the final two sets 6-3, 6-3 sealing the win the for the Camels.
The Bears are back in action on Saturday, March 31st against their second NESCAC foe in a row as they take on Trinity at 1:00 PM.