W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Carnegie Mellon, 6-3

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Carnegie Mellon, 6-3

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 30th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team fell to 17th-ranked Carnegie Mellon, 6-3, on Saturday morning at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The doubles team of juniors Michael Freeman (Portland, Ore./Jesuit) and Jeremy Becht (Woodstock, Ga./Etowah) recorded an 8-1 win at No. 3 singles, while sophomore Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) and junior Brian Roberts (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) were the lone winners for W&L in singles.  White notched a 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles and Roberts logged a 7-6 (5), 2-6, 10-8 win at No. 6 singles.

With the loss, the Generals fell to 11-2 overall.  Carnegie Mellon improved to 11-6 with the victory.

Washington and Lee returns to action on April 16 when it hosts a yet-to-be determined opponent in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament.


Washington and Lee Tennis
Carnegie Mellon University vs Washington and Lee (Apr 02, 2011)

#17 Carnegie Mellon University 6, #30 Washington and Lee 3
Apr 02, 2011 at Lexington, VA (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Alex Nemerov (CMUM) 6-3, 6-0
2. Duke Miller (CMUM) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
3. Bobby MacTaggart (CMUM) def. Michael Freeman (W&L) 7-5, 6-2
4. Harsha Rao (CMUM) def. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
5. Jeremy King (CMUM) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 6-4, 6-2
6. Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Jooho Yu (CMUM) 7-6 (7-5), 2-6, 10-8
Doubles competition
1. Jeremy King/Duke Miller (CMUM) def. Jonathan Gaffney/Mac Davis (W&L) 8-2
2. Alex Nemerov/Jooho Yu (CMUM) def. Hayden White/Brian Roberts (W&L) 9-7
3. Michael Freeman/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Bobby MacTaggart/Harsha Rao (CMUM) 8-1
Match Notes
Carnegie Mellon University 11-6; National ranking #17
Washington and Lee 11-2; National ranking #30