Boxers Beat #31 Banana Slugs

FOREST GROVE (10-17) The ITA/NCAA Division III #31 Banana Slugs played the final match of their fall schedule as they took on Pacific University in Forest Grove. The Boxers won 7-2 over the Banana Slugs.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost 8-1 to George Fox University yesterday in Newberg while the Boxers won 8-1 over Willamette University on September 29th in Forest Grove.

The Bruins won five singles matches while the Banana Slugs won one. In the #1 singles match between Ryan Dugan of UC Santa Cruz and Sean Murphy of Pacific, Dugan defeated Murphy 6-0, 6-3. In the #4 singles match between Matthew Kermin of the Banana Slugs and Quentin Gonzalez of the Boxers, Gonzalez defeated Kermin 6-0, 6-1. In the #5 singles match between Yaroslav Yanin of UC Santa Cruz and Joey Hu of Pacific, Hu defeated Yanin 6-1, 6-2. In the #6 singles match between Phillip Lopar of the Banana Slugs and Jonathan Chung of the Boxers, Chug defeated Lopar 6-0, 6-0. The tightest singles matches of the day were the #2 singles match between David Jackson of UC Santa Cruz and Rayden Murata of Pacific and the #3 singles match between Ryan Gee of the Banana Slugs and Reyn Miyagawa of the Boxers. Miyagawa and Murata won their matches 6-3, 6-2.

The Bruins won two doubles matches while the Banana Slugs won one. In the #1 doubles match between Dugan and Chad Le Duff of UC Santa Cruz and Koby Murata and Rayden Murata of Pacific, Dugan and Le Duff defeated K. Murata and R. Murata 8-1. In the #2 doubles match between Gee and Jackson of the Banana Slugs and Hu and Miyagawa of the Boxers, Hu and Miyagawa defeated Gee and Jackson 8-1. In the #3 doubles match between Kermin and Yanin of UC Santa Cruz and Gonzalez and Sean Murphy of Pacific, Gonzalez and Murphy defeated Kermin and Yanin 8-1.

Below are the full results:

#1 Singles        Ryan Dugan (UCSC)                def.      Sean Murphy (PU)                  6-0, 6-3

#2 Singles        Rayden Murata (PU)                def.      David Jackson (UCSC)             6-3, 6-2            

#3 Singles        Reyn Miyagawa (PU)               def.      Ryan Gee (UCSC)                    6-3, 6-2

#4 Singles        Quentin Gonzalez (PU)            def.      Matthew Kermin (UCSC)          6-0, 6-1

#5 Singles        Joey Hu (PU)                          def.      Yaroslav Yanin (UCSC)            6-1, 6-2

#6 Singles        Jonathan Chung (PU)              def.      Phillip Lopar (UCSC)                6-0, 6-0

#1 Doubles       Dugan/Le Duff (UCSC)            def.      K. Murata/R. Murata                8-1

#2 Doubles       Hu/Miyagawa (PU)                  def.      Gee/Jackson (UCSC)               8-1

#3 Doubles       Gonzalez/Murphy (PU)            def.      Kermin/Yanin (UCSC)              8-1                  

The next match for the Banana Slugs will be January 27th 2019 as they take on NCAA Division I member Santa Clara University in Santa Clara.