ANNAPOLIS, Md. - C.J. Cash and Jordan Kuchta won their 24th doubles match of the year, setting a school single-season record and helping Loyola University Maryland win the doubles point, but the U.S. Naval Academy came back to win five-straight singles matches for a 5-2 Patriot League victory Wednesday afternoon.
Blest Jones and Brett Shriver outlasted Austin Joens and Tucker Massie, Navy's No. 1 doubles team for a 7-6 (5) victory that clinched the doubles point for the Greyhounds, but the Midshipmen then took control of the contest in singles play.
Thomas Pecor beat Kuchta, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 1, and Walker Sims downed Tyler Blessing, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 2 for the Midshipmen.
Krishna Jana got past Reid Burch, 7-5, 6-1, at No. 3, and Alex Gaines was a 6-1, 6-3 winner over Cash at No. 6.
Joshua Martin edged Blest Jones, 6-4, 4-6, (10-8), at No. 5, but Pietrak got a point back for the Greyhounds with a 6-3, 6-7 (6), (11-9) win at No. 4 over Andrey Majkic.
Loyola is back in action on Sunday, April 24, when it travels to Lafayette College for a 1 p.m. match.