PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Lewis & Clark Pioneers were able to defeat the Caltech Beavers this afternoon 8-1. This is their second win of the season after coming off two tough losses to No.11 Redlands and No. 13 Trinity.
The doubles matches were the first to finish and the Pioneers were able to sweep all three matches going up 3-0. Duo partners Pim Trouerbach and Jackson Powell won their matchup by shutting out Caltech (8-0). The No. 23 brothers, Brenden Barrows and Gordon Barrows won their matchup with scores of (8-4). Raed Attia and Kei Inoue also won their match by two with scores of (8-6).
The singles matches were also dominated by Lewis & Clark only dropping one of the six matches. Powell defeated his opponent in two sets with scores of (6-2, 6-0) while R. Attia lost his match (3-6, 6-7). B. Barrows beat his opponent in three sets (7-6, 2-6, 6-1) while his brother G. Barrows won ( 6-3, 5-7,6-4). Inoue won in two sets with scores of (7-5, 6-4). Trouerbach's match went to a ten point tiebreaker and he was able to win (7-5, 1-6, 10-8).
"It was really nice to get this win after a great effort in Washington…" said Powell "Caltech is a quality team and we came out with a lot of energy and competed on all courts. So it was a really good win for us."
The Pioneers will be facing off against Willamette this upcoming Sunday morning, Feb 18, at 10 a.m.