Whitworth Men Fall to Whitman in Season Finale

Whitworth Men Fall to Whitman in Season Finale

By Alli Kieckbusch, Student Writer

SPOKANE, Wash.– The Whitworth men's tennis team lost to league-leading Whitman 9-0 on Saturday to conclude the 2019 season. The Pirates finish their season 6-12 overall, and 3-5 in NWC with Whitman being the only undefeated team in conference (9-11, 9-0).

Kincaid Norris and Sean Singco had the closest doubles score of the day for the Bucs, losing 8-7 in the #1 spot. Cameron Brewer and Ben Bethards dropped their match 8-5 at #2 doubles to Derek Simonsen and Matthew Biggi.

In the singles matches, Bethards dropped the first set in a 7-5 battle against Jacob Strobo, and lost the second 6-2 at #1. Norris had the next closest score against Tom Chang, losing 7-5, 6-3 in the #4 position.

Senior Nick Hughes lost 6-1, 6-1 at #5 singles in his final match as a Pirate.