With the win, Coast Guard is now 7-2 overall, 2-0 in NEWMAC play. Springfield is now 5-9 overall, 1-2 in the conference.
Mitchell, a senior from Keene, N.H., defeated freshman Kyle Mersereau (Brunswick, Me.), by a score of 7-5, 6-2.
Earlier Mitchell and senior Nick Martin (State College, Pa.) led the Bears to a 2-1 doubles lead by defeating Mersereau and junior Ben Burnap (Westerly, R.I.) at No. 1 doubles, 8-5.
Coast Guard won five of six singles, winning three of three third sets. That proved to be the difference in the entire match.
Final Score: Coast Guard 7, Springfield 2
1) Greg Mitchell/Nick Martin (CG) def. Kyle Mersereau/Ben Burnap (SC), 8-5
2) Blake Maurer/Josh Fischer (CG) def. Doug Nickerson/Jesse Boyd (SC), 8-6
3) Zach O'Leary/Joe Giannelli (SC) def. Matt Faha/Jon Lightner (CG), 9-7
1) Greg Mitchell (CG) def. Kyle Mersereau (SC), 7-5, 6-2
2) Josh Fischer (CG) def. Ben Burnap (SC), 4-6, 7-6 (3), (10-8)
3) Nick Martin (CG) def. Zach O'Leary (SC), 1-6, 6-1, 6-0
4) Blake Maurer (CG) def. Doug Nickerson (SC), 6-2, 6-0
5) Jesse Boyd (SC) def. Matt Faha (CG), 6-2, 7-5
6) Jon Lightner (CG) def. Joe Giannelli (SC), 6-4, 6-7 (2), 10-4