CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Tennis team defeated Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opponent Chapman University 5-0 in round one of the SCIAC Championships on Friday afternoon at the Pauley Tennis Complex.
The No. 3 seeded Sagehens made quick work of the No. 6 seeded Panthers as they swept doubles play to open up the match.
After taking a 3-0 lead, the Sagehens only needed two more wins to put away the Panthers. The first of which came as Josh Gearou won at the No. 5 singles match as he swept his opponent, 6-0, 6-0.
The Sagehens clinched the match at the No. 2 singles line as Bello went on to defeat his opponent 6-3, 6-2 as the Sagehens coasted to a 5-0 win in round one.
Up Next: The Sagehens advance to the Semifinals of the SCIAC Championships where they will face off against Redlands University at the Pauley Tennis Complex at 9:00 a.m.