LEWISTON – Two freshmen pushed their matches to a third set, but Lewis-Clark State Tennis was unable to earn a point in a meeting with NCAA Division I opponent Northern Arizona.
The loss drops the Warrior record to 8-12 on the season.
Dan Felker bounced back after losing the opening set to push his No. 1 singles contest to a third set. The freshman lost in a third-set tiebreaker to Maikel De Boes 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(6).
Declan Townsend also won the second set before losing in the third. The freshman lost to Facundo Tumosa in No. 2 singles 7-5, 5-7, 6-4.
Itaru Kikuchi and Daniel Tevez pushed their No. 3 doubles match to a tiebreaker before losing to Dominik Buzonies and Daniel Dillon 7-6(5).
The Warriors travel to Walla Walla, Wash., to take on NCAA Division III opponent Whitman at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8.
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- Piotr Galus/Alex Groves (NAU) def. Dan Felker/Maksim Matyrnyi (LCSC) 6-2
- Facundo Tumosa/Maikel De Boes (NAU) def. Declan Townsend/Cade Edwards (LCSC) 6-0
- Dominik Buzonies/Daniel Dillon (NAU) def. Itaru Kikuchi/Daniel Tevez (LCSC) 7-6(5)
- Maikel De Boes (NAU) def. Dan Felker (LCSC) 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(6)
- Facundo Tumosa (NAU) def. Declan Townsend (LCSC) 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
- Piotr Galus (NAU) def. Itaru Kikuchi (LCSC) 6-2, 6-2
- Dominik Buzonies (NAU) def. Austin Swing (LCSC) 6-0, 6-0
- Dani Torres (NAU) def. Maksim Matyrnyi (LCSC) 6-1, 6-0
- Alex Groves (NAU) def. Daniel Tevez (LCSC) 6-1, 6-0