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April 2, 2005

Stags Fall to Cal Lutheran 4-3

In a classic college tennis battle, the Stags dropped a 4-3 decision to league rivals Cal Lutheran. The doubles point was decided after the Kingsmen fought off two match points for the Stags during an epic 11-9 tiebreaker victory at the #2 position. Rebounding in the singles, Ben Hough #6 and Kyle Ellison #5 quickly dispatched their opponents 6-2, 6-0 and 6-1, 6-3 respectively. David Oehm #3, with only a slight set back during the second set, closed out his match in a commanding third. With this loss the Stags move to 4-1 in conference and 11-11 overall. The Stags will battle on Friday, April 8th (2:00 PM) against Redlands.

CMS 3, Cal Lutheran 4

Doubles

1. Vallejos / Arapovic def. K. Ellison / D. Oehm (CMS) 8-4

2. Calderon / Staley def W. Ellison / Feldhausen (CMS) 9-8 (11-9)

3. Chow /Evans (CMS) def. Fatkhien / Jenson 8-6

Singles

1. Quinn Calderon def Eric Chow (CMS) 6-1, 6-0

2. J.V. Vallejos def William Ellison (CMS) 6-2, 6-4

3. David Oehm (CMS) def. Karlo Arapovic 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

4. Artem Fatkhiev def Evan Feldhausen (CMS) 1-6, 6-1, 6-4

5. Kyle Ellison (CMS) def. Ben Staley 6-1, 6-3

6. Ben Hough (CMS) def. Derek Starleaf 6-2, 6-0