COSTA MESA, Calif. – The No. 10 Lewis-Clark State College women’s tennis team took down No. 11 Vanguard University 6-3 on Monday afternoon at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center. LCSC’s No. 12-ranked men’s squad fell to No. 3 Vanguard 9-0.
Monday’s matches begin what will be a streak of five matches in six days in California for both Warrior programs.
The win for the women (4-7), which helps solidify their spot among the NAIA’s top teams, was keyed by doubles wins from Livia Blasque and Dorothy Chong at No. 1 (8-1) and Deanri Human and Florencia Martina at No. 3 (8-2).
In singles, Blasque was victorious 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2, Rye Hewett won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 4, Human won 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 at No. 5, and Martina swept the No. 6 match 6-0, 6-0.
On the men’s side, LCSC (5-2) came close in multiple contests but didn’t come away with any points to show for it against the undefeated Lions who are now 18-0 on the year.
Sam Tozer and Quentin Wacquez were nipped 8-6 in No. 3 doubles, and Alberto Sanz was narrowly defeated 7-6, 6-4 at No. 5 singles.
Lewis-Clark State will travel to La Mirada on Tuesday and face Westmont College. In last week’s polls, the Westmont men were ranked No. 5 and the women No. 6.
Complete results: Women: LCSC 6, Vanguard 3 | Men: Vanguard 9, LCSC 0