Walla Walla, WA – The No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer Men's Tennis team headed to the Northwest to face two top-25 teams in their first competition of the spring, beating No. 20 Gustavus Adolphus College and falling to No. 24 Whitman.
No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer 7, No. 20 Gustavus Adolphus College 2
The Sagehens took home all three wins in the double portion of the match. Spencer Simonides and Graham Maassen combined to with 8-5 in the No. 1 match. Antony Bello and Avery Bicks won a tight match 9-8 in the No. 3 match.
No. 24 Whitman 6, No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer 3
Maassen and Simonides had the closest doubles match in the No. 3 slot but fell to the Blues 9-7.
Yasgoor won his match in three sets, defeating his opponent 1-6, 6-4, 7-5. Mandic won 7-6, 6-3 in his match and Gearou bested Whitman's Gary Ho 7-5, 6-4.
Season Impact: The Sagehens begin the season 1-1.
Next Match: The Sagehens finish their trip to the Northwest today with a match against Pacific (Ore.) at 10 a.m. Watch the match live here.