CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Pomona-Pitzer men's tennis team finished in third place at the 2016 Stag-Hen Tournament as they finished with a 2-1 record.
The Sagehens fell to Emory in the first game of day two by the score of 6-3 and defeated Trinity in the third place game 5-4. Emory defeated Claremont Mudd-Scripps 7-2 to win the 2016 Stag-Hen Tournament.
Pomona-Pitzer started out its match against Emory as they dropped two of the three doubles matches to start out with a 2-1 deficit.
The Sagehens took two of the six singles matches as Maassen won in the No. 2 singles 6-3, 6-4 and Sam Malech took the No. 5 singles match by the score of 6-2, 7-6.
Pomona-Pitzer went on to face Trinity in the third place match in game two of the second day of the Stag-Hen Tournament.
Despite being down 2-1, the Sagehens rallied and won four of the six singles matches.
Pomona-Pitzer won in the No. 2 singles match as Maassen won the first match 5-0 and won by retirement.
Marko Mandic followed that up with a win in the No. 6 singles by the score of 6-2, 6-2 and Malech took a big win in the No. 5 singles with a 6-2, 6-2 victory as well.
The match came down to Kim at the No. 3 singles match. Kim's match went into three sets but the senior was able to come out on top as he defeated his opponent 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 to clinch a third place finish for the Sagehens.
Pomona-Pitzer next takes the court as the Sagehens host Skidmore on Monday, March 14th at 3:00 p.m.