Banana Slugs Fall to Patriots

WALLA WALLA, WA -- The Banana Slugs will have a match later today against University of Redlands in Walla Walla. The first serve is set for 3 pm. 

UC Santa Cruz played their first match of the day as they took on University of Texas-Tyler. The Banana Slugs fell to the Patriots 5-2. 

Both teams were coming off losses in their last match. The Banana Slugs lost to Whitman College in Walla Walla yesterday while the Patriots lost to University of Redlands 7-2 earlier today in Walla Walla. 

The Banana Slugs won two singles matches, the Patriots won two singles matches and two matches went unfinished. Max Littlejohn of UC Santa Cruz defeated Daniel Budd of Texas-Tyler 6-1, 6-3 and Jimmy Soper of UC Santa Cruz defeated Frankie Fischer of Texas-Tyler 6-1, 7-6 (4). Chris Wootton of Texas-Tyler defeated Chad Stone of UC Santa Cruz 6-4, 6-3 and Harry Kelleher of Texas-Tyler defeated Sean Hollister of UC Santa Cruz 6-1, 6-1. The #5 singles match between Ryan Elwood of Texas-Tyler and Chetan Munugala of UC Santa Cruz and the #6 singles match between Jack Puckey of Texas-Tyler and Alexander Flora of UC Santa Cruz went unfinished. 

In the doubles competition, the Patriots won all three matches. Texas-Tyler's team of Fisher and Wootton defeated Littlejohn and Kyle Richter of UC Santa Cruz 8-5. In the #2 doubles match, Budd and Kelleher of Texas Tyler defeated Hollister and Munugala of UC Santa Cruz 8-5. The #3 doubles match was the tightest as the Patriots' team of Elwood and Alex Free defeated the Banana Slugs team of Flora and Soper 9-8 (5). 

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles         Max Littlejohn (UCSC)           def.      Daniel Budd (UTT)                  6-1, 6-3

#2 Singles         Chris Wootton (UTT)             def.      Chad Stone (UCSC)                  6-4, 6-3

#3 Singles         Harry Kelleher (UTT)             def.      Sean Hollister (UCSC)              6-1, 6-1

#4 Singles         Jimmy Soper (UCSC)             def.      Frankie Fischer (UTT)             6-1, 7-6 (4)

#5 Singles         Chetan Munugala (UCSC)       def.      Ryan Elwood (UTT)                Unfinished

#6 Singles         Aleander Flora (UCSC)           def.      Jack Puckey (UTT)                 Unfinished

#1 Doubles       Fischer/Wootton (UTT)           def.      Littlejohn/Richter (UCSC)       8-5

#2 Doubles       Budd/Kelleher (UTT)               def.      Hollister/Munugala (UCSC)      8-5

#3 Doubles       Elwood/Free (UTT)                 def.      Flora/Soper (UCSC)                  9-8 (5)

The Banana Slugs will have a match later today against University of Redlands in Walla Walla. The first serve is set for 3 pm.