February 28, 2013

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Roanoke, 7-2

SALEM, Va. -- The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team opened its ODAC slate with a 7-2 road win at Roanoke College on Thursday afternoon.

The Generals swept all three doubles matches and took each of the first four singles matches to run away with the win.

The victory improved W&L to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the ODAC, while the Maroons fell to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in league play.

The Generals return to action on Saturday as they travel to Guilford for a 1:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Roanoke (Feb. 28, 2013)

#20 Washington and Lee 7, Roanoke 2
Feb. 28, 2013 at Salem, Va. (Roanoke Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Matt Kessler (RC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. James Lee (RC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Lewis Young (RC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Robert Eckstein (W&L) def. Chris Migliarese (RC) 7-6, 7-5
5. Ian Webster (RC) def. Sam Borowsky (W&L) 6-2, 6-4
6. Jacob Morris (RC) def. Ford Martin (W&L) 7-5, 7-6
Doubles competition
1. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. James Lee/Matt Kessler (RC) 8-3
2. Robert Eckstein/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Jacob Morris/Chris Migliarese (RC) 8-3
3. Sam Borowsky/Ford Martin (W&L) def. Ian Webster/Lewis Young (RC) 8-6
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 3-2, 1-0; National ranking #20
Roanoke 3-1, 1-1