No. 25 men's tennis takes two doubles matches in 7-2 loss to No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Chris Ellis (pictured) teamed up with Ben Rosen for an 8-6 victory at No. 1 doubles in Bates' 7-2 loss at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Feb. 25, 2017. (File photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The No. 25 Bates men's tennis team took two doubles matches against No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps but didn't have the same success in singles matches in a 7-2 loss Saturday afternoon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

The Bobcats (0-2) emerged victorious at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles against the Stags (1-0).

Junior Ben Rosen (Port Washington, N.Y.) and senior Chris Ellis (Shrewsbury, Mass.) defeated the Stags' combination of Daniel Morkovine and Daniel Park at No. 1 doubles by a score of 8-6. 

Senior Pat Ordway (Falmouth, Maine) and junior Adam Schwartz (Los Angeles, Calif.) prevailed 9-7 over Glenn Hull and Jay Yeam at No. 2 doubles.

The combination of sophomore Josh Quijano (Los Angeles, Calif.) and junior Josh Leiner (Baltimore, Md.) suffered a narrow defeat at No. 3 doubles, falling 9-7 to Jake Williams and Alfred Simental.

The Stags took control during the singles matches on Saturday, winning all six. Rosen and Hull went toe-to-toe at No. 1 singles with Hull winning 7-6, 6-4. 

The only three-set singles match came at No. 4 singles where Quijano won the second set before falling 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 to Yeam.

The Bobcats are back in action on Saturday, March 4 when they visit MIT for a 4:00 p.m. match.

No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7, No. 25 Bates 2
Feb. 25, 2017 at Claremont, Calif.


1. Ben Rosen/Chris Ellis (B) def. Daniel Morkovine/Daniel Park (CMS) 8-6 
2. Pat Ordway/Adam Schwartz (B) def. Glenn Hull/Jay Yeam (CMS) 9-7 
3. Jake Williams/Alfred Simental (CMS) def. Josh Quijano/Josh Leiner (B) 9-7

1. Hull (CMS) def. Rosen (B) 7-6, 6-4
2. Morkovine (CMS) def. Ellis (B) 6-1, 6-0
3. Park (CMS) def. Ordway (B) 6-4, 6-1
4. Yeam (CMS) def. Quijano (B) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 
5. Matthew Jacobs (CMS) def. Brent Feldman (B) 6-3, 6-3
6. Rohan Shankar (CMS) def. Leiner (B) 6-3, 6-2