Stags Top Banana Slugs 9-0

Stags Top Banana Slugs 9-0

CLAREMONT, CA (March 29) The Banana Slugs finished their trip to Southern California as they took on ITA/NCAA Division III #4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Claremont. The Stags won every single match that was played and won 9-0.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost 6-3 to Colby College on Wednesday in Claremont while the Stags defeated ITA/NCAA Division III #1 University of Chicago 6-3 earlier today in Claremont earlier today.

The Stags won all six singles matches. Two matches – the #1 singles match between ITA/NCAA Division III #2 Chad Le Duff of UC Santa Cruz and Nikolai Parodi of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and the #2 singles match between Ryan Dugan of UCSC and Casey Morris of the Stags –both ended with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps representatives winning 6-2, 6-2.  In the tightest singles match of the day, the Stags' Avinash Vemuri defeated the Banana Slugs' David Jackson in the #5 singles match, 6-4, 6-2.

The tightest of the three doubles matches was the #1 doubles match between the Banana Slugs' nationally ranked duo of Dugan and Le Duff vs. the Stags' Julian Gordy and Parodi. Gordy and Parodi narrowly defeated Dugan and Le Duff 8-7 (7-4).


Below are the full results:

#1 Singles        Nikolai Parodi (CMS)              def.      Chad Le Duff (UCSC)             6-2, 6-2

#2 Singles        Casey Morris (CMS)                def.      Ryan Dugan (UCSC)               6-2, 6-2           

#3 Singles        Oscar Burney (CMS)               def.      Kris Harris (UCSC)                  6-4, 6-0

#4 Singles        Ethan Carroll (CMS)                def.      Yaroslav Yanin (UCSC)          6-0, 6-1

#5 Singles        Avinash Vemuri (CMS)            def.      David Jackson (UCSC)            6-4, 6-0

#6 Singles        Jake Williams (CMS)               def.      Ryan Gee (UCSC)                   6-1, 6-1


#1 Doubles      Gordy/Parodi (CMS)                def.      Dugan/Le Duff (UCSC)                       8-7 (7-4)

#2 Doubles      Burney/Park (CMS)                 def.      Gee/Harris (UCSC)                  8-1

#3 Doubles      Morris/Williams (CMS)                        def.      Jackson/Yanin (UCSC)                        8-6                  


The next match for the Banana Slugs is next Saturday as they take on ITA/NCAA Division III #38 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Whitewater.