Men’s tennis falls at George Fox

Men’s tennis falls at George Fox

VANCOUVER, Wash.—The Puget Sound men's tennis team fell 9-0 in a Northwest Conference matchup against George Fox Friday held at Club Green Meadows in Vancouver, Wash.

The Loggers began the match in doubles play. The second doubles team of Chas Stewart and Myles Rivera-Flam was the most successful Logger duo Friday night, winning four games in a 8-4 loss to Preston Mann and Matt Deming.

In singles play, both Abe Noyes and John Stevens took their matches to three sets. Noyes forced two tiebreaks in the match, losing the first set in a set tiebreak 7-6(7-3), but he took the second set 2-6 to force a match tiebreak. Noyes pushed opponent Andy Tweet tough in the tiebreak but lost 10-8 for a 7-6, 2-6, (10-8) match score at No. 4 singles. 

In the fifth singles position, Stevens forced a third set by winning the second 4-6. He and opponent Nick Grafton played a true deciding third set, which Stevens lost 6-4. The final score of that match was 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

At No. 2 singles, Stewart won eight games, four in each set to fall by identical 6-4, 6-4 scores.

The Loggers (1-3, 1-3 NWC) wrap up the two-game road trip with a contest against Lewis & Clark. That match will take place at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8.