March 6, 2010

Salisbury Defeats W&L Men's Tennis, 5-4

SALISBURY, Md. – The Washington and Lee men’s tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision to Salisbury on Saturday afternoon at the SU Indoor Center.

W&L (4-2) won three of five single matches, but lost in a tiebreaker in the third set of the final singles match as Salisbury improved to 1-1.

The Generals return to the court on Thursday when they host Roanoke at 3:30 pm.

#30 Salisbury 5, #23 Washington and Lee 4
Mar 05, 2010 at Salisbury, Md. (SU Indoor Center)


Singles competition
1. #5 Hayden White (W&L) def. Scott Burtzlaff (SAL) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. David Lupinetti (SAL) 6-2, 6-4
3. Evan Thomas (SAL) def. Mac Davis (W&L) 6-3, 6-7 (11-13), 6-2
4. Andrew Nottage (SAL) def. Will Hall (W&L) 6-2, 6-1
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Marcus Robinson (SAL) 6-1, 6-3
6. Giorgio Athans (SAL) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 6-2, 6-7(4), 7-6(1)

Doubles competition
1. #11 Scott Burtzlaff/Evan Thomas (SAL) def. Jeremy Becht/Hayden White (W&L) 8-0
2. David Lupinetti/Marcus Robinson (SAL) def. Alex Brooke/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 9-8 (7-4)
3. Mac Davis/Will Hall (W&L) def. Andrew Nottage/Henry Stuhler (SAL) 8-4

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 4-1, 4-0; National ranking #23; Regional ranking #6
Salisbury 0-1; National ranking #30; Regional ranking #7
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2)