Gophers Pin Convincing 8-1 Loss on Blazers

Gophers Pin Convincing 8-1 Loss on Blazers

Goucher's Third Sweep of Doubles Matches This Season

April 4, 2007 

TOWSON, MD — Goucher achieved no fewer than five 6-0, 6-0 victories in singles play today on the way to a convincing 8-1 triumph over Hood.

Andrew Ortiz (Silver Spring, MD/Gonzaga), Wynn Thane (Chambersburg, PA/Mercersburg Academy), Michael Brooks (Old Westbury, NY/Solomon Schechter), Mike Simon (Palo Alto, CA/Palo Alto) and Davin Safer (Philadelphia, PA/J.R. Masterman School) were the winners in singles play for Goucher (3-6). The Blazers (5-9) secured their only win of the match at No. 5 singles where Robert Khitrik turned back Doug Mangi (Hamden, CT/Hamden Hall) 6-3, 6-2.

The Gophers dropped only one game in sweeping the three doubles matches for only the third time all season. At No. 1, Ortiz and Thane downed Garrett Loomer and Nick Gunther, 8-0, upping their record in 2006-07 to 7-4.