MacMillan Falls to Linfield's Magdoano in Consolation Finals of Wilson/ITA Regional

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

McMINNVILLE, ORE. -- Eric MacMillan (Sr., Twin Falls, ID/Twin Falls HS) of Willamette University defeated teammate Matt Houser in the semifinals of the singles consolation bracket, before losing to Mark Magdoano of Linfield College in the consolation finals, at the Wilson/ITA Men's Tennis Small College Regional on Sunday, Sept. 23. The Wilson/ITA Regional was held in McMinnville, Ore., and was hosted by Linfield.

MacMillan, seeded #14, edged past Houser in the semis, 2-6, 6-4, (10-5), by winning a decisive super tie-breaker after splitting the first two sets. Magdoano and MacMillan played a competitive match in the consolation finals, before Magdoano prevailed, 6-4, 7-6 (7-1).

Willamette's top winner's bracket performance of the three-day event was provided by the doubles team of Andrew Murakami and Micah Mack (So., Wenatchee, WA/Wenatchee HS), who reached the quarterfinals. Murakami and Mack, seeded #6, lost 8-4 in the quarterfinals on Saturday (Sept. 22) to Matt Solomon and Etienne Moshevich from Whitman College, who were seeded #1.

Wilson/ITA Men's Tennis Small College Regional - Complete Willamette Results from Sunday, Sept. 23