The loss drops the Blue Jays to an overall record of 1-4. The Panthers improved to 6-6 overall (2-0 in conference play).
The lone match win for Westminster on the day came from Pete Hassenmueller against Nat Kenworthy in singles, winning in a three set thriller 7-6, 4-6, 10-3. Brendan Boswell also played in a tough three set match, though he came up on the losing end 1-6, 7-5, 5-10.
In doubles, the Panthers claimed all three victories. Adam Fuchs and Scott Strough put up a good fight in their match against Greg Sovie and Brody Swan but ultimately came up on the losing end of an 8-5 score.
Westminster heads back home tomorrow, April 7th, for a non-conference match against Cent. Christian (KS) at 11a.m.
The scores from today were the following:
Jules Kitchingman (P) def. Adam Fuchs (W) 6-3, 6-2
Greg Sovie (P) def. Scott Strough (W) 6-1, 6-0
Pete Hassenmueller (W) def. Nat Kenworthy (P) 7-6, 4-6, 10-3
Brody Swan (P) def. Reese Hicks (W) 6-0, 6-0
Dan Wagstaff (P) def. Grant Peterson (W) 6-0, 6-2
Peter Griswald (P) def. Brendan Boswell (W) 6-1, 5-7, 10-3
Sovie/Swan (P) def. Fuchs/Strough (W) 8-5
Kitchingman/Kenworthy (P) def. Hassenmueller/Hicks (W) 8-3
Wagstaff/Griswald (P) def. Peterson/Boswell (W) 8-2