The Thunder made it close in two of the matches during the dual. Their first near miss came from the No. 3 doubles team of sophomore Isaac Everitt (Scottsburg, Ind. / Scottsburg) and freshman Jaxon Davis (Angola, Ind. / Angola) who fell in their match just 8-5.
Junior Jordan Baker (Salem, Ind. / Salem) made his strong showing in the No. 6 singles match where he fell with scores of 5-7, 2-6.
Trine falls to 8-9 overall and 2-3 in the MIAA following the loss. They will continue their season tomorrow, April 14 when they travel to face Alma College. The dual is set to start at 1 p.m.