CLAREMONT, CA — The No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer Men's Tennis team responded from a 2-1 deficit to beat No. 21 Mary Washington 6-3 Thursday night at the Pauley Tennis Complex.
Season Impact: Pomona-Pitzer improves to 9-3 overall. Mary Washington drops to 6-3 overall.
From the Coach: I was really proud how we fought back after falling behind early," said Head Coach Steve Bickham. "Josh Gearou did a great job and held onto his undefeated record, and I was very happy to get Sam Malech back in the lineup."
After ending the doubles portion of the competition down a match, Pomona-Pitzer rallied to win five of six singles matches.
Yasgoor led the Sagehens in the No. 1 spot and responded after his close loss in doubles with a resounding 6-3, 6-2 win to even the overall score to 2-2.
In the No. 6 match, Malech made a strong return to Pomona-Pitzer's lineup giving the Sagehens the lead after winning 7-6 (tiebreaker), 6-1. In the No. 2 match, Maassen scored revenge against the Eagles winning 6-3, 7-5.
At No. 5, Josh Gearou kept his record this season blemish free, winning in three sets 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.
Next Match: The Sagehens next host Irvine Valley College on Friday, March 10 at 10 a.m. They will face Swarthmore later that day a 2 p.m.