Kingsmen Triumph Over Poets

Kingsmen Triumph Over Poets

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.— The Cal Lutheran Kingsmen outplayed their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponents, the Whittier College Poets, Friday afternoon, by winning 8-1. 

Starting off the day with doubles, Yahn Gawrit and Isaiah Volk, No. one, won 8-3. Ransom Braaten and Jake Haffner, No. two doubles, continued with a win, 8-5.

Aaron Moylan and Ryan Murphy, No. three doubles, were outplayed 8-7 (3).

Moving on to singles matchups, Michael Sulahian, No. six, won 6-1 and 6-1; Gawrit, No. one, won 6-1 and 6-2; Braaten, No. two, won 6-1 and 7-5; and Jake Haffner, No. four singles, won 6-4 and 7-6 (4). 

Moylan, No. five singles, clinched the win for the Kingsmen by winning 6-1 and 6-3. 

Volk, No. three singles, won his first set 6-3, but fell the second 7-6 (6), taking his opponent to a tiebreaker. Volk got the win for himself, and the Kingsmen, by winning the tiebreaker 10-6.

The Cal Lutheran Kingsmen travel to the University of St. Katherine's Saturday, April 13that 11 AM PST.

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Release by Kristen Swanson, Sports Information Student Assistant