February 18, 2013

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Oglethorpe, 6-3

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team posted a 6-3 win over Oglethorpe on Monday evening in Atlanta.

The Generals jumped out to a 3-0 lead following doubles, and senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md. / Towson), first-year Michael Holt (Henrico, Va. / Mills Godwin) and first-year Brian Krouskos (Alpharetta, Ga. / Mount Pisgah Christian) all won in singles.  White notched a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 1, while Holt posted a 6-1, 7-6 (3) win at No. 3.  Krouskos logged a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 4.

With the win, W&L improved to 1-1, while the Stormy Petrels fell to 1-2 on the season.

The Generals will continue their Southern swing with a 2:00 pm match at Emory University on Tuesday.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Oglethorpe (Feb 18, 2013)

#20 Washington and Lee 6, Oglethorpe 3
Feb 18, 2013 at Atlanta, Ga. (Oglethorpe Courts)
 

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Ethan Motz (OU) 6-0, 6-3
2. C.J. Antonio (OU) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-4, 6-4
3. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Bryan Bailey (OU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Benjamin Hirsch (OU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Kirk Zhao (OU) def. Thomas Johnson (W&L) 6-4, 6-2
6. Nick Roby (OU) def. John Kirby (W&L) 6-3, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Ethan Motz/Nick Roby (OU) 8-5
2. Christopher Hu/Hayden White (W&L) def. Bryan Bailey/C.J. Antonio (OU) 9-7
3. Brian Krouskos/Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Benjamin Hirsch/Kirk Zhao (OU) 8-3
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 1-1; National ranking #20
Oglethorpe 1-2