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Men's tennis too strong for Chapman

Lestter Yeh (Photo Ellen Friedlander)

CMS Stags Tennis, ranked #1 nationally in Division III, won a 9-0 conference decision against against Chapman at the Anaheim Hills Racquet Club on Friday. Nine Stags contributed to the shutout, which was CMS' 17th win of the season.

After earning their fourth straight doubles sweep against a Division III opponent, the Stags took a 3-0 lead into the singles and capitalized early. Senior Neel Kotrappa (La Verne, CA) was first off for CMS with his 6-2, 6-1 win at #6 singles. Junior Warren Wood (Del Mar, CA) was one of three Stags to win in both doubles and singles, clinching the dual match with his win at #1 for his fifteenth of the season. Freshmen Max Macey (Wilton, CT) and Glenn Hull (Brookings, OR) won at #4 and #5 singles for their sixth wins without the loss of a set this spring. Sophomores Skyler Butts (Santa Ana, CA) and Lestter Yeh (Arcadia, CA) rounded out the scoring for the Stags with straight set wins at #2 and #3 singles. Butts is now 19-1 in singles, while Yeh is 8-2.

Next up for CMS is a Saturday 10:00 AM SCIAC match at #15 Redlands.

#1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (9) vs. Chapman (0)
March 28, 2014 at Anaheim Hills, CA (Anaheim Hills Racquet Club)

Doubles
1. Joe Dorn / Warren Wood (CMS) def. Troy Akin / Brett Buford (Chapman) 8-3
2. Neel Kotrappa / Skyler Butts (CMS) def. Charlie Werman / Sam Mitteldorf (Chapman) 8-1
3. Zhenya Pereverzin / Daniel Morkovine (CMS) def. Hunter Morris / Zach Resnick (Chapman) 8-4

Singles
1. Warren Wood (CMS) def. Justin Thompson (Chapman) 7-5, 1-0 Ret.
2. Skyler Butts (CMS) def. Charlie Werman (Chapman) 6-2, 7-5
3. Lestter Yeh (CMS) def. Brett Buford (Chapman) 6-1, 6-3
4. Max Macey (CMS) def. Troy Akin (Chapman) 6-3, 7-5
5. Glenn Hull (CMS) def. Sam Mitteldorf (Chapman) 6-3, 6-1
6. Neel Kotrappa (CMS) def. Hunter Morris (Chapman) 6-2, 6-1

Order of completion
Doubles: 2, 3, 1
Singles: 6, 1, 5, 3, 2, 4