Men’s and women’s tennis face another loss

Eagles look forward to the final regular season game.


Chak Hee Lo / THE CHIMES

Sasha Terry, Staff Writer

Men’s and women’s tennis played in tough competitions against the Point Loma Nazarene University Sea Lions. They managed to grab a few points in their sets but it proved not to be enough for a win on either side. The men lost to a final score of 8-1 and the women 8-0.


In the doubles matches, the men scored very closely to the Sea Lions. The duo of sophomore Derek James and senior Lucas Lee lost by an 8-6 score. The pairing of senior Philip Westwood and freshman Quentin Lau lost 8-5 and the duo featuring freshman Logan Blair and senior Joe Turnquist fell short by a score of 8-4.

Lucas Lee grabbed the lone point for the Eagles in his singles match by blowing out his opponent in a tiebreak set. He won the first set 6-3 and fell short in the second, losing 4-6. In the third set, he came out victorious by a score of 10-5. James came close to a win after moving his match to a tiebreak set. He lost the first set 3-6 and won the second 6-4. In the third set, James fell short of a win by a score of 10-2.


The women lost in doubles matches by a landslide. The duo featuring sophomore Lauren Lee and freshman Lily Waterhouse and the pair featuring freshmen Madison Swaney and Sarah Morgan each lost by a score of 8-1. The pair of sophomores Allison Torres and Tinisee Kandakai lost by a score of 8-3.

The singles matches proved even harder for the Eagles. Kandakai battled in hopes for a tiebreak set, but fell short by set scores of 6-1 and 7-6. Morgan lost in her sets 6-2 and 6-1, and Waterhouse lost in sets of 6-2 and 6-0.


The loss moved the men to 5-13 and the women to 2-14 overall. Both teams will play their final regular season matches at home against the Ottawa University Spirit on April 13. The women will play at 2 p.m. and the men at 4 p.m.

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