Men's Tennis | Friday, April 20, 2007
Willamette Edges Puget Sound in First Round of NWC Championships
YAKIMA, WASH. -- For the Willamette University men's tennis team, the third time was the charm, as the Bearcats defeated the University of Puget Sound, 5-4, in the first round of the Northwest Conference Tennis Championships on Friday, April 20. Puget Sound won both regular season meetings by 5-4 scores, and earned the tournament's #4 seed as a results. Willamette was seeded #5.
In the third meeting, the Bearcats lost two of three doubles matches, but won four of six singles matched. Donovan LeDoux (Fr., Keizer, OR/McNary HS) led the way for Willamette with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Andrew Neal at #1 singles.
After defeating the Loggers, Willamette lost to top-seeded Whitman College, 9-0, in the semifinals.The Bearcats will take on Linfield College, the #3 seed, for third place at 8 a.m. (PDT) on Saturday, April 21.
Friday, April 20, 2007
Willamette University 5, University of Puget Sound 4
#1 - Donovan LeDoux (WU) defeated Andrew Neal (UPS), 6-1, 6-1
#2 - Eric MacMillan (WU) defeated Nick Amlund (UPS), 6-4, 6-2
#3 - Fitz Paccioine (WU) defeated Sam McCullugh (UPS), 6-3, 7-5
#4 - Jamie Hosmer (UPS) defeated Shaun Mihalick (WU), 6-0, 6-4
#5 - Kei Sato (UPS) defeated Micah Mack (WU), 6-2, 6-3
#6 - Geoff Klein (WU) defeated Andrew Oates (UPS), 6-2, 6-4
#1 - MacMillan and Mihalick (WU) defeated McCullugh and Hosmer (USP), 8-1
#2 - Neal and Sato (UPS) defeated LeDoux and Mack (WU), 8-5
#3 - Amlund and Oates (UPS) defeated Klein and Ethan Heinrich (WU), 8-6
Records: Willamette moved to 10-10 overall; Puget Suond is 9-9.
Friday, April 20, 2007
Whitman College 9, Willamette University 0
#1 - Phalkun Mam (WTMN) defeated Donovan LeDoux (WU), 6-3, 6-1
#2 - Steven Ly (WTMN) defeated Eric MacMillan (WU), 6-7, 6-4, (13-11)*
#3 - Robbie Munday (WTMN) defeated Fitz Paccioine (WU), 6-2, 6-0
#4 - Matt Solomon (WTMN) defeated Shaun Mihalick (WU), 6-2, 6-0
#5 - Christoph Fuchs (WTMN) defeated Micah Mack (WU), 6-0, 6-2
#6 - Jake Cappel (WTMN) defeated Geoff Klein (WU), 6-3, 6-2
#1 - Man and Ly (WTMN) defeated MacMillan and Mihalick (WU), 8-2
#2 - Munday and Fuchs (WTMN) defeated LeDoux and Mack (WU), 8-6
#3 - Solomon and Nadeem Kassam (WTMN) defeated Klein and Ethan Heinrich (WU), 8-4
* Tie-breaker instead of third set
Records: Willamette is 10-11; Whitman is 23-6