Men's Tennis Opens Season Against Division I Foe Liberty


PORTLAND, Ore. - The Lewis & Clark men's tennis team opened its 2014 season with a challenge, taking on Big South Conference member Liberty University. The Pioneers fell to the Flames 6-1, playing Division I scoring.

The Flames earned the doubles point after sweeping all three positions.

Lewis & Clark's lone point came from freshman Morgan Joyce at the No. 6. It took Joyce just two sets to defeat his opponent Josiah Boda (6-4, 6-0). Sophomore Kevin Ross came from a set down from the No. 2 to force a third set against Alejandro Llamas, but was unable to hang on (6-4, 7-6, 8-10).

Michael Brewer (No. 1), Daniel Hahm (No. 3) and Cameron Smith (No. 5) each dropped both of their sets 6-1, 6-1, while Scott Monismith (No. 4) fell 7-5, 6-0.

The Pioneers take the court again on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. when they host Seattle University for another exciting challenge.

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