WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University men's tennis team was swept in a Landmark Conference contest at home on Wednesday, falling to first-place Goucher at The Dowd Family Tennis Courts, 9-0.
The Cardinals (3-9, 1-4 LC) fell to 0-5 at home this season.
Winners of 11 consecutive matches, the Gophers (13-3, 5-0 LC) won all nine matches in straight sets. The senior tandem of Frankie Fortunati and Ted Tiu lost for the first time in their last three matches at No. 2 doubles, dropping a hard-fought 8-7 (8-6) decision.
In singles, Fortunati, the reigning Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week, had his three-match winning streak stopped following a 6-1, 6-1 defeat to Tetsuya Ota at No. 1.
Catholic hosts Juniata on Saturday in its final home match of the season beginning at 1 p.m. It will also be the final home match in the careers of Tiu and senior Matt Pham.