W&L Men's Tennis Advances to ODAC Finals

W&L Men's Tennis Advances to ODAC Finals

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 25th-ranked and second-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team advanced to the ODAC Finals with a 5-0 victory over third-seeded Bridgewater in the ODAC Tournament Semifinals on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals claimed all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead into singles where sophomore Michael Freeman (Portland, Ore./Jesuit) and junior Will Hall (Cape Elizabeth, Maine/Cape Elizabeth) both emerged victorious.  Freeman won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 4 and Hall won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 5.

With the win, W&L improved to 14-7, while Bridgewater fell to 13-6.

Washington and Lee will now take on top-seeded Hampden-Sydney in the finals on Sunday at 10:00 am.  The Tigers knocked off the Generals by a score of 5-3 in last season's title match.


Washington and Lee Tennis
Bridgewater vs Washington and Lee (Apr 24, 2010)

#25 Washington and Lee 5, Bridgewater 0
Apr 24, 2010 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) vs. Chris Radke (BC) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) vs. Peter Hawkins (BC) unfinished
3. Mac Davis (W&L) vs. Brad DeWitt (BC) unfinished
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Teddy Callow (BC) 6-0, 6-3
5. Will Hall (W&L) def. Brent Floyd (BC) 6-0, 6-2
6. Cliff Gaddy (W&L) vs. Martin Donaire (BC) 6-4, 4-1, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Jonathan Gaffney/Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Brad DeWitt/Chris Radke (BC) 8-2
2. Jeremy Becht/Hayden White (W&L) def. Teddy Callow/Peter Hawkins (BC) 8-6
3. Will Hall/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Martin Donaire/Brent Floyd (BC) 8
Match Notes
Bridgewater 13-6
Washington and Lee 14-7; National ranking #25
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (,4,5)
Semifinals of the ODAC Tournament
W&L is the No. 2 seed, BC is the No. 3 seed