W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Elon, 7-0

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team opened its spring season with a 7-0 loss to Division I Elon on Saturday afternoon at Duke University.

The Generals lone win on the day came at No. 2 doubles, where the tandem of first-year Michael Holt (Henrico, Va. / Mills Godwin) and sophomore Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas / ATA College Prep) knocked off the team of Brian Kowalski and Christopher Geaslen by a score of 8-6.

With the win, Elon improved to 2-3 overall, while the Generals fell to 0-1.

Washington and Lee will return to action on Monday when it travels to Oglethorpe for a 3:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Elon (Feb 16, 2013)

Elon 7, Washington and Lee 0
Feb 16, 2013 at Durham, N.C. (Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Cameron Silverman (ELON) def. Hayden White (W&L) 6-1, 6-1
2. Robert Lindgren (ELON) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
3. Jordan Kaufman (ELON) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 6-2, 7-5
4. Brian Kowalski (ELON) def. Christopher Hu (W&L) 6-4, 6-4
5. Carlos Arboleda (ELON) def. Brian Krouskos (W&L) 2-6, 6-4, 13-11
6. Ismael Sanchez Delfi (ELON) def. John Kirby (W&L) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Cameron Silverman/Robert Lindgren (ELON) def. Christopher Hu/Hayden White (W&L) 8-5
2. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Brian Kowalski/Christopher Geaslen (ELON) 8-6
3. Dan Sablik/Juan Madrid (ELON) def. Brian Krouskos/Thomas Johnson (W&L) 8-2
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 0-1
Elon 2-3