Azusa Pacific defended its No. 2 spot in the West Region rankings that came out Wednesday, defeating No. 4 BYU-Hawaii 5-4.
Azusa Pacific Senior Ben Eger was named PacWest Player of the Week after his solid showings in last week’s three competitions.
The Cougars won their second meeting with a former GSAC opponent defeating Concordia 8-1.
Azusa Pacific improved to 4-1 this season with a comfortable 8-0 win over Holy Names on Friday afternoon.
After suffering their first loss of the season last week, the Cougars bounced back with an 8-1 victory over Western New Mexico.
Vanguard edged the Cougars in a rematch of former GSAC opponents after coming back from match point down in two doubles matches.
Junior Jan Meyer was named Pacific West Conference Player of the Week in the season's first week after posting convincing wins.
Tomas Aranguiz was a late addition to the singles lineup, but was the one who eventually clinched the Cougars' second 5-4 win to start the season.
Pascal Engel clinched a Cougar victory for the first time in his career after being named the PacWest Newcomer of the Year last season.
Returning six players off a squad that won the NCCAA national title last season, the Cougars are poised for greatness during their first season of NCAA Division II playoff eligibility.