#32 Beavers Defeat #31 Banana Slugs

#32 Beavers Defeat #31 Banana Slugs

PASADENA (2-16) The ITA/NCAA Division III #31 Banana Slugs traveled to Pasadena for their second match of the day as they took on ITA/NCAA Division III #32 California Institute of Technology. The Beavers won 9-0 over the Banana Slugs.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost 5-4 to Whittier College earlier today in Whittier. The Beavers were playing their first match of the season after an 11-7 season in 2018.

The Beavers won all six singles matches that were played. The tightest singles matches of the day were the #1 singles match between Chad Le Duff of UC Santa Cruz and Varun Shanker of California Tech and the #5 singles match between Ryan Gee of the Banana Slugs and Kevin Yu of the Beavers. Shanker and Yu each won their matches 6-3, 6-1.

The Beavers won all three doubles matches. The tightest doubles match was the #3 doubles match between Dugan and Le Duff of UC Santa Cruz vs. Shanker and Wei of California Tech, whichShanker and Wei won  8-7 (6).

Below are the full results:

#1 Singles        Varun Shanker (CIT)                def.      Chad Le Duff (UCSC)              6-3, 6-1

#2 Singles        James Wei (CIT)                      def.      Ryan Dugan (UCSC)               6-1, 6-1            

#3 Singles        Matthew Gonzalgo (CIT)           def.      Kris Harris (UCSC)                 6-1, 6-0

#4 Singles        Miha Valencic (CIT)                  def.      David Jackson (UCSC)            6-0, 6-0

#5 Singles        Kevin Yu (CIT)                         def.      Ryan Gee (UCSC)                  6-3, 6-1

#6 Singles        Connor Soohoo (CIT)                def.      Yaroslav Yanin (UCSC)           6-2, 6-0

#1 Doubles       Shanker/Wei (CIT)                   def.      Dugan/Le Duff (UCSC)           8-7 (6)

#2 Doubles       Gonzalgo/Soohoo (CIT)            def.      Gee/Harris (UCSC)                 8-2

#3 Doubles       Kozlowski/Yu (CIT)                  def.      Jackson/Yanin (UCSC)            8-6                  

The next match for the Banana Slugs is tomorrow as they take on Occidental College in Eagle Rock.