Lipscomb began the match winning the doubles point. Doubles winners for Lipscomb included Mario Hernandez and Daniel Hangstefer, who defeated True and Krug 8-6.
Other doubles winners were Andy Mizell and Joe McArdle, who defeated Swanson and Saine 8-6.
Two Bisons won their singles matches. Daniel Hangstefer defeated Currie Martin 6-2, 6-3. Mario Hernandez defeated Quinn Saine 6-1, 6-1.
“It was a tough match tonight,“ said Bisons coach Andrew Harris. “I give Western credit that they were the better team tonight.”
The Bisons will travel to East Tennessee State University and begin conference play on March 6. Lipscomb’s next home match is March 11 against IPFW at 4 p.m. in Nashville.
The Bisons are 4-3 overall.
1) Hernandez/Hangstefer vs. True/Krug LU Won 8-6
2) Pierron/Murrell vs. Martin/Gangadharan WKU Won 9-7
3) Mizell/McArdle vs. Swanson/Saine LU Won 8-6
1) Mc Ardle vs. Tomi Krug WKU 6-2,6-1
2) Bruno Melibeu vs. Andy True WKU Won 6-1,6-2
3) Daniel Hangstefer vs. Currie Martin LU Won 6-2, 6-3
4) James Murrell vs. Pryak Gangadharan WKU Won 6-1,6-4
5) Josh Cummings vs. Arul Selvan WKU Won 6-0, 6-3, 7-6 (4)
6) Mario Hernandez vs. Quinn Saine LU Won 6-1, 6-1