April 23, 2010

W&L Men's Tennis Downs Lynchburg in ODAC Quarters, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 25th-ranked and second-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team recorded a 5-0 victory over seventh-seeded Lynchburg College in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Friday afternoon at the Washburn Courts.

The Generals notched wins at all three doubles positions, while first-year Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) and sophomore Jeremy Becht (Woodstock, Ga./Etowah) posted victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles.  The remainder of the singles positions were left unfinished.

The win improved W&L to 13-7 overall, while the Hornets fell to 4-10.

W&L returns to action on Saturday as it takes on third-seeded Bridgewater in the semifinals at 9:00 am.

-- GENERALS --

Washington and Lee Tennis
Lynchburg College vs Washington and Lee (Apr 23, 2010)

Washington and Lee 5, Lynchburg College 0
Apr 23, 2010 at Lexington, Va. (Upper Courts)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Kristian Richardson (LC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Brandon Hall (LC) 6-0, 6-2
3. Mac Davis (W&L) vs. Brandon Brown (LC) 6-1, 1-0, unfinished
4. Will Hall (W&L) vs. Brian Nelson (LC) 6-1, 2-1, unfinished
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) vs. Dustin Dull (LC) 6-2, 1-0, unfinished
6. Cliff Gaddy (W&L) vs. Nicholas Carroll (LC) 6-1, 3-0, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Alex Brooke/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Kristian Richardson/Brandon Hall (LC) 8-6
2. Hayden White/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Brandon Brown/Brian Nelson (LC) 8-0
3. Will Hall/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Dustin Dull/Robert Martin (LC) 8-0
Match Notes
Lynchburg College 4-10
Washington and Lee 13-7
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (,1,2)