TACOMA, Wash.—The Puget Sound men's tennis team wrapped up its 2014 campaign Saturday by hosting George Fox, falling to the visiting Bruins 9-0 at the on-campus Tennis Pavilion in Tacoma, Wash.
The match started in doubles play where the Loggers hung tough in all three matches but fell in the end. Two Puget Sound duos won six games in their pro sets with Chas Stewart and Myles Rivera-Flam winning six games at No. 1 singles and Daniel Deuel and Colton Wright doing so at No. 3 singles. Both Logger duos fell 8-6, however.
In singles play, Rivera-Flam forced a third set super tiebreak. He fell in the first set in the third singles position 6-3, but bounced back for a 5-7 win in set two. Opponent Mitchell Miyashiro prevailed in the super tiebreak, however, and won the contest 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7).
Abe Noyes also hung tough at No. 4 singles. He forced a tiebreak in the first set before falling 7-6. The Bruins' Nick Grafton won the second set 6-1. Atop the singles leaderboard, Deuel fell 6-0 in the first set but bounced back to force an extra game in the second before falling 7-5.
Two Puget Sound seniors played their final collegiate matches today as Stewart won four games during a 6-2, 6-2 loss at No. 2 singles while John Stevens took five games in a 6-3, 6-2 loss at No. 5 singles. Stevens ended the season with five wins, tying with Rivera-Flam for the most singles victories on the squad. Stewart tallied the best individual win percentage, going 4-5 at No. 2 singles. Puget Sound celebrated two more seniors during the senior day ceremony, saying goodbye to Adam Myers and Jordan Meyers as well.
Puget Sound finished 2014 with a 3-13 record, going 2-10 in Northwest Conference play. The Loggers tallied one point towards the conference tournament by sweeping the season series with Linfield, taking 14 of 18 dual points from the Wildcats. George Fox wrapped up the campaign with an 11-4 record (9-3 NWC), earning a spot in the NWC tournament.