BERLIN, Vt. - The Norwich University men's tennis team fell 6-3 to Thomas College in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon at First in Fitness.
Thomas swept the doubles portion of the match to gain a 3-0 lead that proved to be the difference as the two sides split the six singles matches at three each.
Gilmore won No. 2 singles 6-1, 6-4 over Kaleb Payson to improve to a team-best 10-7 in singles matches this season.
Stillman and Birnbaum both won three-set thrillers with Stillman beating Jose Afonso 6-4, 4-6 and 10-3 at No. 5 singles in the deciding pro-set. Birnbaum beat John Farrington 6-2, 4-6 and 10-5 at No. 6 singles.
Norwich closes out its 2019 season this week with back-to-back road GNAC matches at Regis (Mass.) on Thursday and then Suffolk on Saturday.