Newcomer Jacob Burkett earned his collegiate point for the Hope College men's tennis team during the Flying Dutchmen's season-opening matches on Friday at DeWitt Tennis Center.
Hope lost to NAIA's Grace College (Indiana), 6-1, and NCAA Division II's Davenport University, 7-0.
Burkett won at No. 2 singles against Grace. The freshman from Clarkston, Michigan (Clarkston HS) defeated Pavle Popovic in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4.
The Flying Dutchmen's next match is Friday, February 7 at home against Cornerstone University at 5 p.m.