Willamette's MacMillan and Houser Set to face each other in Wilson/ITA Consolation Semifinals

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

McMINNVILLE, ORE. -- Two Willamette University players have reached the semifinals of the singles consolation bracket at the Wilson/ITA Men's Tennis Small College Regional and will face each other on Sunday, Sept. 23, when the tournament continues at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore. Eric MacMillan (Sr., Twin Falls, ID/Twin Falls HS) defeated John Demars of Pacific Lutheran University, 6-4, 6-3, in a consolation quarterfinal match. Also winning in the consolation quarterfinals for Willamette was Matt Houser, who defeated James Josmer from the University of Puget Sound, 6-0, 6-3.

MacMillan and Houser will take to the court in one of the consolation semifinal matches on Sunday. The first set is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. (PDT). Sunday is the final day for the Wilson/ITA Regional.

Saturday's second day of competition also included Andrew Murakami and Micah Mack (So., Wenatchee, WA/Wenatchee HS) competing in the winner's bracket quarterfinals in doubles. Murakami and Mack, seeded #6, lost to the #1-seeded team of Matt Solomon and Etienne Moshevich from Whitman College, 8-4.

Wilson/ITA Men's Tennis Small College Regional - Complete Willamette Results from Saturday, Sept. 22

Eric MacMillan and doubles partner Matt Houser have advanced to the semifinals of the consolation bracket at the Wilson/ITA Regional.

Eric MacMillan and doubles partner Matt Houser have advanced to the semifinals of the consolation bracket at the Wilson/ITA Regional.