Men's Tennis Takes All But a Point From Puget Sound
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Lewis & Clark men's tennis team ended the weekend with a strong 8-1 win over the Puget Sound Loggers in Northwest Conference action held in the L&C Tennis Dome.
Prior to the start of the contest, the Pioneers hosted "Campus Kids Day" in conjunction with the match today. The program is designed to get kids onto college campuses to interact with college tennis players. The Pios had over 20 kids join in on on court drills, games, and finished it with breakfast as the men's team warmed up to play Puget Sound.
The win is the Pioneers second straight and moves them to 3-5 on the season and 3-3 in conference play. The Loggers are now 1-4 on the season and in conference.
Lewis & Clark swept doubles with Michael Brewer and Cameron Smith leading the way in the No. 1 spot. The duo took down Daniel Deuel and Jake Peterson 9-7. Daniel Hahm and Morgan Joyce teamed up to take down Myles Rivera-Flam and Chas Stweard 8-3 in the two spot. Kevin Ross and Parker Nichols made quick work of Abe Noyes and John Stevens and the Pioneers No. 3 doubles team, picking up an 8-0 victory.
Ross played as the Pios No. 1 singles player defeating Deuel 6-2 in both sets. Hahm battled Stewart in the No. 2 spot pulling out the 6-4, 7-5 victory. Joyce defeated Noyes 6-1, 6-0 (No. 4), while Ben Sands took down Peterson 6-2, 6-0 (No. 6). Scott Monismith had his hands full with Stevens at the No. 5 spot, taking the match to three sets. Stevens took an early lead pulling out a 6-3 win in the opening set but Monismith rebounded to take the final two sets 6-1, 1-0 (10-8).
Puget Sound managed to stop the sweep with a win in the No. 3 singles with Rivera-Flam taking down Smith 6-2, 6-0.
The Pioneers return to the court on Friday, March 14 against Pacific at 4 p.m.