Gophers Remain Stuck on Two Wins

Gophers Remain Stuck on Two Wins

Gophers Remain Stuck on Two Wins

Baum, Brooks Put Up Best Fight in Doubles Play

April 1, 2008

YORK, Pa. - Six games is the most any of Goucher's players were able to win during the singles competition today in a 9-0 loss to York.

Francisco Barrera (Wheaton, MD/Wheaton) came closest to winning a set as he bowed to York's Ron Ho at fifth singles, 6-1, 7-5. The only other singles match in which there was not a 6-0 set was at No. 4 where Steve Baum (Fallston, MD/Fallston) suffered a 6-2, 6-1 setback to Joel Trimmer of the Spartans.

At No. 1 singles, Tim Mowrer was a 6-2, 6-0 winner over Chris Covey (Exeter, NH/Exeter).

This is only the fourth time in 2007-08 that the Gophers (2-7) were swept in singles play.

The most competitive match in doubles play was at No. 1 where Ryan Fickes and Ho turned back Baum and Michael Brooks (Old Westbury, NY/Solomon Schechter), 8-5.