by Alan Babbitt
The Hope College men's tennis team lost to 25th-ranked Denison University (Ohio), 8-1, on Saturday at DeWitt Tennis Center.
The Flying Dutchmen earned their point at No. 1 doubles.
At No. 1 singles, VanderStoep was edged by Denison's Vlad Rotnov, 6-4, 6-4.
At No. 4 singles, junior Alec Berrodin of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Forest Hills Northern) fell to Kevin Brown, 6-3, 6-4.
At No. 2 singles, senior Tim Roe of Bakersfield, California (Frontier) lost to Mitchell Thai, 6-4, 6-2.
Hope's next match is Tuesday, March 19 vs. Bethel University (Minnesota) in Orlando, Florida.