Kingsmen Sweep Willamette in Palm Desert

Kingsmen Sweep Willamette in Palm Desert

PALM DESERT, Calif.— The Cal Lutheran Kingsmen traveled to College of the Desert, Sunday, to play the Willamette University Bearcats (Ore.), and brought home a 9-0 victory. 

Starting with doubles play, freshman Aaron Moylan and senior Kylel Gillam took their first win at No. three doubles, winning their match 8-2. 

Senior Yahn Gawrit and sophomore Isaiah Volk, No. one doubles, brought home another doubles victory for the pair, winning the match 8-3. 

Senior Ransom Braaten and junior Jake Haffner, No. two doubles, only gave up one set to the Bearcats, winning their match 8-1.

Moving on to singles' play, freshman Hitachi Hu swept his first Kingsmen win at No. six singles, 6-0 and 6-0. 

At No. five singles, Gillam won 6-0 and 6-1. Volk, at No. three singles, took another win, 6-1 and 6-0. Gawrit, No. one singles, added a victory, 6-1 and 6-4. Moylan, at No. four singles, took the win 6-0 and 6-4. 

Haffner, at No. two singles, won his first set, 6-1, but fell just short in set two, loosing 7-6. Haffner was ready for the super tiebreaker, winning 10-2, and solidifying the overall sweep.

The Cal Lutheran Kingsmen face Hardin-Simmons, at home, Tuesday, March 12 at 1 PM PST.

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Release by Kristen Swanson, Sports Information Student Assistant