LAS VEGAS -- Fifth-ranked Hawaii Pacific (10-0) picked up an 8-1 victory against No. 10 Fresno Pacific (10-4) in a rematch of the 2013 Pacific West championship match on Monday.
The Sea Warriors came out firing in doubles play, sweeping all three matches. Petr Michnev and Thibaud Berland took first singles 8-4 while Adriano Locorotondo and Yann Renaultdid won by the same score at third doubles. Jaume Martinez-Vich and Mattis Wetzel cruised in their second doubles match by winning 8-1.
In singles action, Michnev, Martinez-Vich, Berland, and Clemens Graute each won their matches in straight sets. Locorotondo won the first set of his match 6-0 before his opponent retired due to injury.