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WHITTIER, Calif. – The Whittier College Men's Tennis team extended their winning streak to five matches Thursday as they rolled to the lopsided 8-1 victory over Wheaton College (MA) at the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts.
The Purple & Gold put the Lyons in an early hole with wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. Troy Chavez (Temecula, Calif.) and Chris Palacio (El Centro, Calif.) took out Zeff and Aguirre Martinez 8-3, while Maxwell Koszowski (Denver, CO) and Zachary Ambrosio (Moreno Valley, Calif.) made quick work of Roosevelt and Garcia Anten 8-2.
In singles the Poets continued their domination sweeping the competition all in straight sets. Andrew You (Arcadia, Calif.) made his appearance at the top spot winning 6-2, 6-3, which then led to the spiral affect with Van Butselaar taking out Ryser 6-4, 6-3, Kettering winning 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3, Palacio, the southpaw working Zeff at No. 4 with a 6-2, 6-0 mark, while Ambrosio and Jehan Godrej (Los Altos, Calif.) got action at the bottom winning at No. 5 (6-1, 6-4) and No. 6 (6-3, 6-0), each respectively.