By Kaci Mexico
February 13, 2016
Fifteenth ranked Westmont Men’s Tennis (2-2, 2-0 GSAC) won their second consecutive Golden State Athletic Conference Match when they secured a 9-0 victory over Hope International (0-1, 0-1).
At number one doubles, seniors Carl Lindqvist and Travis Kimsey ignited the team’s momentum when they clinched a 9-7 win over Anthony Sena and Adrien Varienne. Sophomores Christian Mathis and Luke Whalen also contributed when they defeated the Royals’ Andres Rivas and Mauricio Mosqurena 8-3, playing at number two. At number three, freshmen David Akin and Jordan Strandness won by forfeit.
Lindqvist also led the way in singles play when he defeated Mosqurena 6-1, 6-0, playing at number one. Four Warriors followed with victories of their own: At number two Kimsey defeated Varienne 7-6 (5), 6-0, at number three Mathis triumphed over Sena 6-4, 6-2, at number four Whalen conquered Rivas 6-0, 6-0, and at number five junior Tommy Nightingale finished with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Michael Mainlo. At number six, Akin won by forfeit.