W&L's White Wins ITA South/Southeast Regional Singles Title

W&L's White Wins ITA South/Southeast Regional Singles Title

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Washington and Lee first-year Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) claimed the championship singles title on Monday afternoon at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III South/Southeast Region Championships hosted by Mary Washington.

White posted a 6-0 record over the three-day event, outlasting a field of 64 singles players.  On Monday, he defeated Haverford first-year Kevin Caulfield in the semifinals by a score of 6-1, 7-6 (4), before knocking off Johns Hopkins senior David Maldow in the championship match by a score of 6-2, 6-2.

By virtue of winning the regional championship, White will now advance to the ITA National Small College Championships held on Oct. 15-18 at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala.

White Round-by-Round
Round of 64 – d. Harsha Rao (Carnegie Mellon); 6-2, 6-1
Round of 32 – d. Michael Chang (Johns Hopkins); 6-3, 6-2
Round of 16 – d. Warren Elgort (Johns Hopkins); 4-6, 7-6 (11), 6-1
Quarters – d. Zachary Kelm (Swarthmore); 6-2, 6-1
Semifinals – d. Kevin Caulfield (Haverford); 6-1, 7-6 (4)
Championship – d. David Maldow (Johns Hopkins); 6-2, 6-2