Mar 10, 2019

Bruins Edge Loggers In 9-0 Victory

A Winning Tradition

  • One NWC Player of the Year (Spencer Watanabe, 2017-18)
  • One NWC Freshman of the Year (Luke Lemaitre, 2018-19) 
  • Seven Northwest Conference Tournament Appearances (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Eight All-Americans
  • 37 All-NWC Athletes

NEWBERG --- The George Fox men's tennis team hosted the Loggers of Puget Sound on Sunday, keeping its perfect Northwest Conference record intact with a 9-0 victory.


The Bruins wasted no time in doubles action, as Thierry Van Os and Payton Namba got the Bruins on track with an 8-0 victory at the No. 2 spot. Feeding off that energy, Justin Barton and Pete Gibson grabbed the Bruins' second point with an 8-1 victory at the No. 3 spot. Alex Namba and Will Leach had a battle at the No. 1 spot but prevailed with an 8-4 victory over Riley Inn and Joshua Blumberg.

George Fox went on to take all six points in singles, as Gibson and Van Os did not allow a single point by their opponents. Gibson was the first to finish his match with a 6-0, 6-0 win at the No. 3 spot, while Van Os was right behind him with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at the No. 2 spot. Barton recorded the fifth point for the Bruins to secure the win at the No. 6 spot, 6-1, 6-1. With the match won, the Bruins showed no signs of slowing down as Leach, P. Namba, and Sam Watt won all of their games.

What It Means:

The Bruins improve to 3-3 on the season after today's win and move to 2-0 in NWC play.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will take on No. 13 Whitman on Saturday, March 16, at 11 am.