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2011-12 Men's Tennis Releases

April 14, 2012
PLU Closes Men's Tennis Season With 5-4 Victory
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran closed out its 2012 men's tennis season Saturday afternoon with 5-4 Northwest Conference victory over visiting Willamette at the PLU tennis courts.

April 13, 2012
Pacific Cruises Past Lutes in Men's Tennis
Visiting Pacific University showed why it occupies second place in the Northwest Conference men's tennis standings on Friday afternoon, defeating Pacific Lutheran, 8-1, at the PLU tennis courts.

April 10, 2012
Lutes Close 2012 Season on Home Courts
Pacific Lutheran will conclude its 2012 tennis campaign this weekend with home matches against Pacific University and Willamette University. The matches have been moved from Sprinker Tennis Center to the PLU tennis courts.

April 7, 2012
PLU's Long Win Streak against L&C Comes to End
PORTLAND, Ore. - Lewis & Clark put an end to a nearly four-decade-long losing streak to Pacific Lutheran in men's tennis on Saturday, defeating the Lutes, 5-4, in Northwest Conference action.

April 6, 2012
George Fox Blanks PLU Netters, 9-0
NEWBERG, Ore. – Playing with only one of its top six players, Pacific Lutheran drew a blank against George Fox on Friday afternoon, losing a 9-0 Northwest Conference men's tennis match at the GFU campus court.

April 3, 2012
Lutes Return to Oregon for Key Matches
Pacific Lutheran men’s tennis will return to Oregon this weekend for a rematch with conference foes George Fox and Lewis & Clark.

March 30, 2012
Men's Tennis Returns Home to Defeat Loggers, 6-3
TACOMA – Pacific Lutheran, fresh off a four-match spring break trip to California, defeated the Puget Sound Loggers, 6-3, in a Northwest Conference men's tennis match played Friday night at the UPS Tennis Pavilion.

March 28, 2012
Lutes End Spring Break Trip With Loss to Chapman
ORANGE, Calif. - Pacific Lutheran ended its four-match Southern California spring break trip with an 8-1 loss to Chapman on Wednesday afternoon.

March 26, 2012
AhYat, Angel Win but Men's Tennis Loses to Biola
LA MIRADA, Calif. - Zack AhYat and Sam Angel both recorded singles victories but Pacific Lutheran came out on the short end of a 7-2 men's tennis decision to the Biola University Eagles in a match played Monday afternoon.

March 24, 2012
Men's Tennis Splits Spring Break Opening Matches
A four-match spring break trip to Southern California started for the Pacific Lutheran men's tennis team on Saturday with a split of two contests. The Lutes beat Hope International, 6-3, before falling to Occidental, 7-2.

March 20, 2012
Netters Head to California for Spring Break Road Matches
Pacific Lutheran's men's tennis team will travel to Southern California during spring break for four non-conferences matches beginning this Saturday in Fullerton, Calif., and finishing on Wednesday, March 28, in Orange, Calif.

March 17, 2012
PLU Makes Quick Work of Pios in Men's Tennis
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran swept all three doubles matches and took five of six in singles to defeat visiting Lewis & Clark, 8-1, in a Northwest Conference men's tennis match played Saturday at Sprinker Tennis Center.

March 13, 2012
Netters to Host L&C in Lone NWC Match
This weekend, the Lutes will host visiting conference foe Lewis & Clark College. The match is the only one scheduled for men’s tennis this weekend and will start at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Sprinker Recreation Center.

March 11, 2012
Close Men's Tennis Match Goes Pacific's Way
FOREST GROVE, Ore. - Pacific won five of six singles matches to secure a 7-2 Northwest Conference men's tennis victory over the visiting Pacific Lutheran Lutes on Sunday.

March 10, 2012
Men's Tennis Picks Up Big Victory at Willamette
SALEM, Ore. - Zack AhYat lost only two games in a signature singles win and the young players at the bottom of the singles lineup came up big Saturday afternoon as Pacific Lutheran upset Willamette, 6-3, in a Northwest Conference men's tennis match played at Courthouse Tennis Club.

March 6, 2012
Lutes Oregon Bound for Matches; AhYat Honored
This weekend Pacific Lutheran will take its 1-1 conference record south of the border to match up against the Willamette University Bearcats and the Pacific University Boxers.

March 3, 2012
George Fox Rallies In Singles Play to Dispatch PLU, 5-4
PARKLAND - Needing two singles victories to defeat visiting George Fox in Northwest Conference men's tennis action on Saturday, Pacific Lutheran was unable to close the deal as the Bruins took a 5-4 victory at Sprinker Tennis Center.

March 2, 2012
Lutes Break Into NWC Men's Tennis Win Column
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran broke into the Northwest Conference men's tennis win column on Friday with closer-than-it-looked 8-1 victory over the Linfield Wildcats at the Sprinker Tennis Center.

March 1, 2012
Tennis Teams Join Sprinker in Weekly Promotion
The Pacific Lutheran men's and women's tennis teams are proud to join up with Sprinker Tennis Center to announce the 2012 Lute of the Week/Little Lute of the Week promotion.

February 28, 2012
Pictures from PLU Tennis Practice at Sprinker
Pacific Lutheran University campus photographer John Froschauer took pictures at recent PLU men's and women's tennis team practice sessions.

February 28, 2012
Lutes Seek First Conference Wins at Home
After returning from eastern Washington empty-handed, Pacific Lutheran will look to bounce back at home in search for its first conference victories against the visiting Linfield Wildcats and George Fox Bruins.

February 25, 2012
Dickey Wins Singles Match, But Pirates Raise Flag
SPOKANE, Wash. – Taylor Dickey triumphed at No. 3 singles but he was the only Pacific Lutheran winner as Whitworth defeated the Lutes, 8-1, in a Northwest Conference men's tennis match played on Saturday.

February 24, 2012
Nationally Ranked Whitman Defeats Lutes
WALLA WALLA - A young Pacific Lutheran tennis team gave nationally ranked Whitman a battle before dropping an 8-1 Northwest Conference men's tennis match played Friday afternoon at Bratton Tennis Center.

February 21, 2012
Lutes Head East to Face the Whits
Following an emphatic 7-2 non-conference victory against the College of Idaho, Pacific Lutheran Men’s tennis will open up its Northwest Conference play this weekend in eastern Washington against the Whitman College Missionaries and the Whitworth Pirates.

February 17, 2012
Lutes Give Poulin A Win in His PLU Coaching Debut
First-year head coach Rocky Poulin received a nice gift from his Pacific Lutheran men's tennis team on Friday afternoon when it defeated visiting College of Idaho, 7-2, in a non-conference match played at Sprinker Recreation Center.

February 14, 2012
Men's Tennis Opens 2012 Season at Home
Pacific Lutheran will host its 2012 men's tennis campaign against visiting non-conference opponent College of Idaho. The match will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 off campus at the Sprinker Recreation Center.

February 3, 2012
Netters Start Season With Top-Notch Coaching Staff
Former Pacific Lutheran men's tennis All-American Clayton Harris has joined an already outstanding coaching staff as the PLU netters near the start of their 2012 season.

October 15, 2011
Men's Tennis Alumni Event a Success
Pacific Lutheran men's tennis had a successful alumni social event during Homecoming week with more than 25 former Lutes players in attendance.

September 25, 2011
PLU Out of Doubles Contention at ITA
WALLA WALLA - Pacific Lutheran's three teams were all eliminated from doubles action late Saturday at the USTA / ITA Pacific Northwest Fall Championships men's tennis tournament.

September 25, 2011
PLU Netters Knocked Out of Singles Winners Bracket
WALLA WALLA - While official results have not yet been posted, it is known that no Pacific Lutheran men's tennis player has advanced to the round of 16 at theUSTA / ITA Men's Pacific Northwest Fall Championships being hosted by Whitman College.

September 22, 2011
PLU Men's Tennis Ready For ITA Regional
WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- More than 60 NCAA Division III tennis players representing all nine Northwest Conference schools gather at Whitman College this weekend for the USTA / ITA Men's Pacific Northwest Fall Championships.

September 16, 2011
Men's Tennis Alumni Invited to Social Event
New Pacific Lutheran men's tennis head coach Rocky Poulin has announced a men's tennis alumni social for Saturday, Oct. 15, at the PLU courts. The event will last from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

August 30, 2011
PLU Men's Tennis Announces Interest Meeting
Pacific Lutheran men's tennis head coach Rocky Poulin has announced a mandatory interest meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Olson Auditorium's Lute Loft.