On a beautiful Tuesday afternoon, the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team hosted No. 27 Christopher Newport (Va.), challenging the Captains to a 6-3 defeat while Dara Kashanigot a win over a ranked opponent at No. 2 singles.
A trip to Northern California for the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team proved to be a challenging and satisfying one as the Kingsmen dropped an 8-1 decision to UC Santa Cruz in non-conference action on Saturday before bouncing back with a 9-0 victory over Foothill Community College on Sunday morning.
Although weather postponed the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis match scheduled for Saturday, the Kingsmen were able to get the SCIAC match against Caltech in today, dropping a tough, hard-fought 5-4 decision to the Beavers.
The Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team began Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) action on Saturday afternoon as they welcomed No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer to the Poulson Tennis Center where they fell 9-0 at the hands of the Sagehens.
Opening day for the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team was a long one as the Kingsmen suited up for two matches, dropping both. The first was an 8-1 loss to Cerritos Community College and the second was a 6-3 decision against Cypress Community College.
At the 2016 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III West Regional Championships last weekend, the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team sent five Kingsmen to compete, including four that made their CLU debut.
The 2015-16 academic year was a memorable one for the Cal Lutheran athletics department. With 430 student-athletes occupying 460 roster spots, a number of milestones were met including the first NCAA Division III National title in school history, which was achieved by the women’s volleyball team, and an individual national champion crowned to round out the year.