ORLANDO, Fla. – Whitworth University opened its Spring Break trip to Florida with a 7-2 win over Hasting College (Neb.) on Monday evening at the Lake Cane Tennis Club.
The Pirates improved to 6-4 with their fifth straight win. The Broncos dropped to 2-8.
Whitworth swept the doubles matches to grab an early 3-0 lead. Blake Miller and Layne Ryerson had the easiest path to victory for the Bucs with an 8-3 win over Matt Case and Tanner Sandvick at #3 doubles.
Blake Miller added a 6-0, 6-1 Pirate win over Leland Dexter at #2 singles. Ryerson followed with a 6-0, 7-5 victory over Dakota Burns at #3 singles for a 7-0 Pirate lead. Hastings claimed the only two singles contests that went more than two sets.
Whitworth continues its trip with a pair of matches on Wednesday. The Bucs will take on Western Connecticut State and Birmingham-Southern.