March 4, 2012

W&L Men's Tennis Downs Emory & Henry, 8-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team notched an 8-1 win over Emory & Henry on Sunday morning at the W&L Courts.

The Generals dropped No. 1 doubles, but had little trouble at second and third doubles and easily dispatched the Wasps at all six singles positions to post the win.

With the victory, W&L improved to 6-3 overall and 5-0 in the ODAC.  Emory & Henry fell to 5-3 overall and 3-1 in the conference with the loss.

Washington and Lee returns to action on March 14 when it travels to Randolph for a 4:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Emory & Henry vs Washington and Lee (Mar 04, 2012)

Washington and Lee 8, Emory & Henry 1
Mar 04, 2012 at Lexington, Va. (W&L Courts)

Singles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Matt Nelson (EHCM) 6-3, 6-3
2. Michael Goldstein (W&L) def. Chip Wintringham (EHCM) 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 10-6
3. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Adam Henderson (EHCM) 6-0, 6-2
4. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Mike Young (EHCM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Webster Gilley (EHCM) 8-0
6. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Zach Eccher (EHCM) 8-2
Doubles competition
1. Adam Henderson/Matt Nelson (EHCM) def. Michael Goldstein/Mac Davis (W&L) 8-4
2. Taylor Shamshiri/Hayden White (W&L) def. Mike Young/Chip Wintringham (EHCM) 8-2
3. Christopher Hu/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Zach Eccher/Webster Gilley (EHCM) 8-0
Match Notes
Emory & Henry 5-3, 3-1
Washington and Lee 6-3, 5-0