#1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Downs #25 Banana Slugs

CLAREMONT, CA -- For the second consecutive match, the Banana Slugs played another top 25 team in the ITA NCAA Division III rankings as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Claremont. The Stags swept the match with the Banana Slugs as they won 9-0.

Both teams lost their last match. UC Santa Cruz lost 6-3 to Middlebury College on Monday in Whittier while the Stags were defeated by the University of Pennsylvania 6-1 on Saturday in Philadelphia. 

The Stags won all six singles matches. In the #1 singles match, ITA NCAA Division III #12 Warren Wood of Claremont Mudd Scripps defeated Max Littlejohn of UC Santa Cruz 3-6, 6-1, 6-4. In the #3 singles match, ITA NCAA Division III #10 Nikolas Marino of the Stags defeated Sean Hollister of the Banana Slugs 6-3, 6-1. In the #4 singles match, Joe Dorn of Claremont Mudd Scripps defeated Alexander Flora of UC Santa Cruz 6-4, 6-3. In the #5 singles match, Daniel Morkovine of the Stags defeated Jimmy Soper of the Banana Slugs 6-2, 6-1. In the #6 singles match, Max Macey of Claremont Mudd Scripps defeated Derek Levchenko of UC Santa Cruz 6-0, 6-2. The tightest singles match of the day was the #2 singles match between ITA NCAA Division III #33 Skyler Butts of the Stads and Chad Stone of the Banana Slugs. Butts defeated Stone 6-7 (6), 6-1, (10-4) 

The Stags won all three doubles matches. The tightest of the doubles matches - the #2 doubles match between ITA NCAA Division III #21 Butts and Morkovine of the Stags and Levchenko and Stone of the Banana Slugs and the #3 doubles match between Marino and Byran Mehall of the Stags and Chetan Munugala and Adrian Sirovica of the Banana Slugs – finished with 8-5 scores in favor of the Stags. In the #1 doubles match, the Stags' team of Dorn and Wood defeated the Banana Slugs' team of Littlejohn and Richter 8-4. 

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles         Warren Wood (CMS)               def.      Max Littlejohn (UCSC)        3-6, 6-1, 6-4

#2 Singles         Skyler Butts (CMS)                  def.      Chad Stone (UCSC)           6-7(6), 6-1,10-4

#3 Singles         Nikolas Marino (CMS)             def.      Sean Hollister (UCSC)          6-3, 6-1

#4 Singles         Joe Dorn (CMS)                       def.      Alexander Flora (UCSC)      6-4, 6-3

#5 Singles         Daniel Morkovine (CMS)         def.      Jimmy Soper (UCSC)            6-2, 6-1

#6 Singles         Max Macey (CMS)                   def.      Derek Levchenko (UCSC)     6-0, 6-2

#1 Doubles       Dorn/Wood (CMS)                   def.      Littlejohn/Richter (UCSC)       8-4

#2 Doubles       Butts/Morkovine (CMS)           def.      Levchenko/Stone (UCSC)        8-5

#3 Doubles       Marino/Mehall (CMS)              def.      Munugala/Sirovica (UCSC)       8-5 

The Banana Slugs will have their next match tomorrow as they take on Pacific University in Claremont. The first serve is set for noon.