Linfield Men Top Pirates 8-1

Linfield Men Top Pirates 8-1

By Alli Kieckbusch, Student Writer

MCMINVILLE, Ore. – The Whitworth University men's tennis team fell to Linfield for the first time since 2010 by a score of 8-1 to conclude its Northwest Conference weekend. The Bucs are 0-2 in conference (2-5 overall).

Linfield (2-3 overall, 1-2 NWC) won all three doubles matches. Whitworth's #2 doubles tandem of Ben Bethards and Sean Singco played the closest of the three matches with an 8-5 score.

Bethards was Whitworth's only point of the day, defeating J.T. Barcellos 6-2, 6-2 at the #4 singles spot.

The Pirates will play at the Scotford Tennis Center next weekend against Lewis & Clark and George Fox in NWC matches.