SCC men's tennis defeats Spokane on road trip, women's team still winless

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Shota Murai
Photo by Wilson Tsoi
The Shoreline Community College Tennis teams traveled to Spokane, WA and Ontario, OR over the weekend to compete in matches, the SCC Men's Team won their match over the CCs of Spokane but dropped two other matches and the SCC Women's Team remained winless on the season, losing to Spokane and Treasure Valley CC.

The SCC Men's Team defeated the Community College of Spokane on Thursday 5-4. SCC was helped by two forfeits due to Spokane injuries. SCC won at #1, #3 and #6 singles (#6 by default) and at #1 and #3 doubles (#3 by default). Yassar Khan at #1 singles and Dylan Vickers at $3 singes picked up wins, while Khan and partner Shota Murai won at #1 Doubles. 

The SCC Women's Team, with only four players, lost 9-0 to the CCs of Spokane, defaulting in 3 matches due to the lack of players. Sami Towne, SCC #1 player, lost 6-4 in the opening set of her match, but otherwise, SCC was dominated in the match.

Elise Brady
Photo by Wilson Tsoi

At Treasure Valley Community College on Saturday, the SCC's Men's Team lost 6-3, as Khan and Richard Rosavoc (#4 singles) picked up singles victories and Khan and Murai picked up the win at #1 doubles. The SCC Women's Team lost 7-0, with the #2 Doubles Team of Elise Brady and Lan Zhang putting up the best fight, dropping a 6-2, 6-3 match. 

Also on Saturday, the SCC Men's Team lost a second match to the College Idaho, 6-3. As Yassar Khan and Shota Murai proved all of the victories for SCC, winning at #1 and #2 singles and #1 doubles. 

The SCC Men's Team is now 2-4 on the season, while the women's team is 0-5. SCC plays at home on Saturday against Treasure Valley Community College and finishes the regular season on Sunday as the women host Bellevue and the men's team plays the U. of Washington Club Team at the UW.


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