Puget Sound tallies first win of 2014 over Wildcats

Puget Sound tallies first win of 2014 over Wildcats

TACOMA, Wash.—The Puget Sound men's tennis squad tasted victory for the first time in 2014, beating Linfield 8-1 Saturday at the on-campus Tennis Pavilion in Tacoma, Wash.

Puget Sound took all six singles points, led by two 6-0, 6-0 sweeps. Atop the singles lineup, Daniel Deuel beat Linfield's Micah Roos by that score, while John Stevens breezed by Nick Konen 6-0, 6-0 as well.

Both Myles Rivera-Flam and Abe Noyes won all but four games in their singles competitions with Rivera-Flam winning 6-4, 6-0 at No. 3 singles and Noyes prevailing 6-2, 6-2 at No. 4 singles.

The Loggers also took two of the three doubles points. In the second doubles position, Deuel and Jake Peterson took down Lifnield's duo of Roos and Tim Hawkins 8-4. At No. 3 doubles, Rivera-Flam and Colton Wright won by default.

The Loggers (1-2, 1-2 NWC) look to continue their winning ways next Friday, March 7 when they travel to Newberg, Ore., and take on George Fox. That match will begin at 4:00 p.m.