Men’s tennis takes loss against CUI

The Eagles fell 3-4 against the Golden Eagles.

Charlotte McKinley, Staff Writer

Men’s tennis played in Irvine, California against Concordia University Irvine on March 11 and lost, 3-4, in seven closely fought matches.


The Eagles beat the Golden Eagles in doubles. Juniors Alexei Prokopchuk and Antonio Varona swept the court with a 6-2 victory over CUI. Junior Sebastian Herrera and graduate Carlos Solorzano clinched the doubles’ point for Biola with a victory of 6-2. Sophomore Callen Hein and freshman Tomas Gomez ended their doubles match unfinished. 


In singles, CUI swept Biola away with four victories. Herrera’s match finished first, losing 2-6 and 5-7 to the Golden Eagles. Prokopchuk finished second, defeating his opponent 7-6 and 6-3.  Varona lost next, 5-7 and 4-6. 

Gomez was the first athlete to go for three matches, losing his first match 4-6, but coming back in the second match with a 7-6. He fell in the third match to a 2-6 score. Sophomore Alex Sedeno beat his opponent 7-6 and 6-4. Sophomore Isaac Cordova finished his three matches losing 3-6, winning 7-5 and losing 4-6.

The Eagles narrowly lost overall, 3-4. 

Men’s tennis (10-3) will go home to face off against Hawaii Pacific University on March 14 at 3 p.m. Footage and stats from the game are located on the Biola Athletics website.

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