No. 36 Santa Clara Bested by No. 22 Washington in Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash. - The No. 36 Broncos men's tennis team took on a talented and tough opponent on Friday in Seattle. Facing off against No. 22 Washington - the Huskies did not drop a match on their home court, taking the match 4-0. 

Santa Clara is now 3-2 on the season while Washington is 4-2.  Both the Broncos losses this season have come to top 25 teams.

Santa Clara plays No. 38 Boise State Saturday in a rematch of the consolation match during last weekend's ITA Kick-Off weekend. The Broncos will look to get back into the winning column at 2 pm at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.

Despite a strong 4-1 win against No. 38 Boise State in its previous match, Santa Clara was overmatched by the powerful Washington squad. Earlier in the season, Washington proved it is a dangerous team to play, upsetting then-No. 17 Tulsa 4-3.

The Husky squad was led by senior Kyle McMorrow, a two-time All-Pac-12 First Team honoree who was ranked as high as No. 9 in the country last season. Earlier this season, McMorrow faced No. 6 Sebastian Fanselow of the Pepperdine Waves and triumphed in three sets.

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Position    University of Washington Santa Clara University Winner Score 

#1 Singles Kyle McMorrow vs. #65 John Lamble University of Washington 6-4,6-3 

#2 Singles Marton Bots vs. Ilya Osintsev Unfinished 5-7, 6-2

#3 Singles Emmett Egger vs. Tom Pham University of Washington 6-1,7-6 

#4 Singles Max Manthou vs. Matt Kecki Unfinished 4-6, 2-3

#5 Singles Viktor Farkas vs. Ashot Khacharyan Unfinished 6-2, 4-5 

#6 Singles Nick Kamisar vs. Eugene Muchynski University of Washington 6-1,6-2 

#1 Doubles Marton Bots Kyle McMorrow vs. Ilya Osintsev John Lamble Unfinished 6-6 

#2 Doubles Hudson Barnhart Max Manthou vs. Matt Kecki Tom Pham University of Washington 8-5 

#3 Doubles Jeff Hawke Viktor Farkas vs. Ashot Khacharyan Eugene Muchynski University of Washington 8-3