Eric Halpern Drops Opening-Round Match At USTA/ITA Small College Championships

Emory junior Eric Halpern opened the Division III portion of the singles competition at the USTA/ITA Small College Championships with a three-set loss.  The Small College Championships are being held in Fort Myers, Florida.

Sam Geier of Kenyon College defeated Halpern, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, to advance to Friday's semifinals.  Halpern moves into the consolation bracket with his next match coming Paxton Deuel of Trinuity on Friday at 9:30 a.m.