WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Whitman College men’s tennis team swept two doubles matches and cruised through singles en route to a 9-0 win over Bellevue College on Saturday afternoon at the Whitman Tennis Courts.
The Blues kicked off the match with two dominant doubles wins. Alejandro Raffo paired up with Luca Viarengo to top Tyler Gettman and Manny Nguyen at the two 8-2, before Jasraj Sethi and Lucas Huang downed the Bulldog pair of Dario Ristovski and Kyle Nget 8-4 on the No. 1 court.
The Blues clinched the match with wins at third then fifth singles. Raffo won his second match of the afternoon, this one a 6-1, 6-0 defeat of Nget at the three. Chris O’Farrell closed out the match on the No. 5 court with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Alistair Jones.
The Blues never dropped a set in singles play.
The Blues return to NWC play when they visit Puget Sound on Sunday, Apr. 3 at 10:00 a.m.