TACOMA, Wash. – The Puget Sound men's tennis team fell 7-2 to Lewis & Clark on Saturday. The Loggers (0-6, 0-5 NWC) scored a point at #3 doubles and #2 singles.
Abe Noyes and Jake Peterson won the #3 match 8-5 for the Loggers over Lucas Fodor and Carter Gee-Taylor. Michael Cutter won his first point of the season for the Loggers at #2 singles with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Gee-Taylor.
The Pioneers (1-3, 1-2 NWC) got off to a good start with two of the three doubles points. Quinn Roth-Carter and Oliver Groot defeated Cutter and Ben Miller in a hard-fought 8-6 decision. Scott Monismith and Christian Stanbrook then defeated John Stevens and George Murphy 8-4 at #2.
The Pios kept rolling in the singles matches. Groot won 6-4, 6-0 over Miller at #1. Roth-Carter defeated Murphy 6-4, 6-3 at #3 and Monismith took the #4 match 6-3, 6-2 over Stevens. Cole Pfeifer kept the Pios rolling with a 7-6, 6-1 win over Noyes at #5 and Fodor's 6-1, 6-4 win over Peterson at #6 finished off the Pios first win of the season.
The Loggers hit the road next week to face Willamette and Linfield.