Men’s tennis takes loss against Azusa

The Eagles lose 4-3 against the Cougars.

Charlotte McKinley, Staff Writer

Men’s tennis played at home against Azusa Pacific University on Feb. 19 and lost, 4-3.

EAGLES LOSE THE DOUBLES

The Eagles lost doubles to Azusa. Sophomore Callen Hein and freshman Tomas Gomez lost their match 6-2. Juniors Alexei Prokopchuk and Antonio Varona ended the doubles, losing 6-4. Junior Sebastian Herrera and graduate Carlos Solorzano’s match went unfinished. 

NARROW LOSS

In singles, Biola and Azusa both won three matches. Prokopchuk finished his match first, winning both matches 6-2.  Herrera won both his matches 6-4. Redshirt sophomore Alex Sedeno was the only athlete to go for three matches, losing his first match 7-6, but coming back for the win with his final matches scoring 6-4 and 10-5.

Sophomore Isaac Cordova finished his match, losing 6-0 and 6-1. Gomez lost his matches, 6-4 and 6-2. Varona also fell to the Cougars, losing 6-4 and 6-3.

Azusa broke the tie with the doubles point, defeating Biola 4-3.

Men’s tennis (3-2) will stay home to face off against Fresno Pacific University on Feb. 25 at 12:00 p.m. Footage and stats from the game are located on the Biola Athletics website.

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