PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Lewis & Clark Pioneers dropped their final home game of the season to the George Fox Bruins. Raed Attia celebrated his last night on the hill with his fellow teammates. The Pioneers were defeated with a final score of 2-7.
Raed almost had a win in doubles with Ramez Attia against the Bruins No. 1, but ended with a 7-8 loss. As of the latest rankings, Raed Attia is currently ranked No. 15 in the West region. This season Raed Attia competed as No. 1 in singles all year, and competed No. 1 in doubles with partner, Ramez Attia. Raed had been essential to the Pioneers tennis program, and has been selected All-Northwest Conference First Team since his freshman year.
In singles, Raed Attia put up one last battle on the hill against the Bruins' No. 1, Will Leach. Will Leach is currently nationally ranked at No. 21. Unfortunately, it did not end in Attia's favor, and the final score was 2-6, 1-6. Ramez Attia played as No. 2 for the Pioneers in singles, and he went against Luke Lemaitre who is also ranked nationally. Ramez Attia had a tough performance as well, but in the end had a 2-6, 2-6 loss.
Ryan Hayes and Brendan Adams had two tough matches for the Pioneers, and were the only two in singles that walked out of the tennis dome with victories. Adams played against the Bruins No. 3, and went to three sets. Adams started off a little rocky, but ended the game with all the momentum in the end. Hayes also went to three sets, and he finished with a 6-4, 2-6, 10-5 win.
- Raed Attia is 8-4 overall in singles with a NWC record of 5-1
- Adams is now 4-2 in conference play for singles
- Attia/Attia went 9-4 overall in doubles for the season thus far
- Will McDermott is 5-1 in conference play for singles with an overall record of 8-5
- Riley Vickers has a NWC record of 5-1 with an overall record of 8-4
- Pioneers end with a home record of 6-1
The Pioneers go on the road one last time for the season, and they go against the Willamette Bearcats on Apr. 14 at 11 a.m.