CLAREMONT, CA — The No. 11 Pomona-Pitzer Men's Tennis team jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but fell to rival Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7-2 Thursday evening at the Pauley Tennis Complex.
Season Impact: The Sagehens now move to 17-9 overall and 5-2 in SCIAC play. The Stags move to 23-2 overall and 7-0 in the conference.
The Sagehens nearly made it a sweep in doubles play, but the Stags' Jake Berber and Glenn Hull just edged out Graham Maassenn and Jake Yasgoor in a tiebreaker 9-8 (7-5).
In singles play, Josh Kim took the first set in the No. 4 match beating Patrick Wildman 7-5. But Wildman came back to win the final two sets 7-6 (8-6), 11-9.
Next Match: The Sagehens will next take part in the three-day Ojai Tournament from Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30.
1. Nikolai Parodi (CMSM) def. Jake Yasgoor (PPM) 7-5, 7-5
2. Glenn Hull (CMSM) def. Graham Maassen (PPM) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
3. Daniel Markovine (CMSM) def. Antony Bello (PPM) 7-6 (15-13), 6-4
4. Patrick Wildman (CMSM) def. Josh Kim (PPM) 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 11-9
5. Max Macey (CMSM) def. Marko Mandic (PPM) 7-5, 6-1
6. Daniel Park (CMSM) def. Sam Malech (PPM) 6-2, 6-3
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 22-2 (6-0 SCIAC); National ranking #3
Pomona-Pitzer 17-8 (5-1 SCIAC); National ranking #11
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,5,1,2,3,4)Download the Sagehen App Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Get the Sagehen Scoop