The MSJC men's tennis team lost Tuesday at Ventura in the Southern California Regional Semi-Finals 5-0. The Pirates who entered the match as the top ranked team in the state won five singles matches for the victory. The Eagles were eliminated from team competition for the year, but still have 5 singles and 3 doubles teams alive in the individual regional tournament at Riverside, starting Thursday.
The loss dropped MSJC to 19-4 overall on the year completing the most successful season in school history. The Eagles set a school record for wins, won the Pacific Coast Conference Championship, and Taylor Witt won the individual conference crown.
The MSJC men's tennis team has been eliminated from the team competition, but their record setting season continues at the individual regional this weekend.
Semis Socal Dual Team Regional Playoffs @ Ventura College
April 29, 2008
Ventura College 5
1. Hassan Abbas (vc) def. Taylor Witt (msjc) 6-0, 6-2
2. Matthias Muster (vc) def. Mitchell Grajeda (msjc) 6-1, 6-0
3. Alexandre Rigobello (vc) def. Francisco Alvarado (msjc) 6-0, 6-3
4. James Preston vs Dan Nguyen-Huu 7-6 (5) 2-0 DNF
5. Diego Almieda (vc) def. Corey Sheehan (msjc) 6-2, 6-3
6. Shane McNulty (vc) def. Carlos Marquez (msjc) 6-1, 6-2