The MSJC men's tennis team lost for the first time this year in a conference match on Thursday to Grossmont College 7-2.
The loss allowed the Griffons to tie with MSJC for the Pacific Coast Conference championship. Both teams ended conference play with 13-1 records. MSJC will be back in action at the conference tournament next weekend. The Regional play-offs and the Ojai Tournament will follow. MSJC finished the regular with a school record 18 wins and an overall record of 18-3.
Pacific Coast Conference Dual Match
Mt San Jacinto College vs Grossmont College @ MSJC
Match played on 4/10/08
1, Joao Toledo (gc) def. Mitchell Grajeda (msjc) 6-0, 6-2
2. Waylon Bennett (gc) def. Taylor Witt (msjc) 6-2, 6-0
3. Olumide Sherman-Norman (gc) def. Dan Nguyen-Huu 6-2, 6-0
4. Jose Brito Jr (gc) def. Francisco Alvarado (msjc) 6-4, 6-3
5. Gustavo Rodrigues (gc) def. Corey Sheehan (msjc) 3-6, 7-5, 10-8
6. Alex McDaniel (gc) def. Carlos Marquez (msjc) 6-4, 6-4
1. Bennett/Sherman-Norman (gc) def. Alvarado/Nguyen-Huu (msjc) 7-5, 6-4
2. Sheehan/Grajeda (msjc) def. Brito Jr/Brian Howarth (gc) 7-5, 4-6, 14-12
3. Witt/Marquez (msjc) def. Castillo/McDaniel (gc) 4-6, 7-5, 10-3
MSJC 18-3 overall 13-1 conference
Grossmont college 20-3 overall 13-1 conference