February 21, 2009

Pioneers Drop Two Against Pacific Lutheran

Game One

Game Two

TACOMA, Wash., - The Lewis & Clark men’s tennis team dropped two Northwest Conference matches against Pacific Lutheran on Saturday afternoon, falling by identical 7-2 scores. The Pioneers slip to 0-6 on the season and are currently 0-4 in NWC action.

Match one saw the team of Vincent Groot and Peter Ray earn the Pioneers a doubles point over Justin Parretta and Zack Ayyat. The two teams battled each other tough, forcing the match into a tie-breaker in which the Pioneers won (9-8 [7-5]). Amory Parker earned the other Pioneer point, defeating Michael Parretta in the No. 5 singles spot. Parker knocked off Parretta 6-1, 4-6, 7-6.

Groot helped the Pioneers collect one of their points in the second match of the day, taking out Michael Manoer from the No. 1 singles spot 7-6, 4-6, 10-6. The Pioneers second point came from Matthias Kullawatz in the No. 6 spot, defeating Ben Fox in three sets, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8.

The Pioneers return to the court on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. when they travel to NWC foe George Fox.

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