LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 23rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team recorded a 5-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Friday evening at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
W&L swept the doubles points and then notched wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles as the match was played to decision. Senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) and sophomore Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas/ATA College Prep) posted singles wins in straight sets as the Generals won their sixth straight match.
The win improved W&L to 7-2 overall and 5-0 in conference play. The loss dropped the Marlins to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in the ODAC.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday afternoon as it travels to Mary Washington for a 2:00 pm match with the Eagles.
Washington and Lee Tennis
Virginia Wesleyan vs Washington and Lee (Mar 15, 2013)
#23 Washington and Lee 5, Virginia Wesleyan 0
Mar 15, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)
|1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Graham Wilson (VWC) 6-2, 6-3|
|2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Drew Tomajczyk (VWC) 6-2, 6-2|
|3. Michael Holt (W&L) vs. Spenser Bullock (VWC) 1-1, unfinished|
|4. Brian Krouskos (W&L) vs. Tyler Chang (VWC) 1-0, unfinished|
|5. Lawrence Hunter (VWC) vs. Vincent Kim (W&L) no result|
|6. Tyler Searcy (VWC) vs. Thomas Johnson (W&L) no result|
|1. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Drew Tomajczyk/Graham Wilson (VWC) 8-6|
|2. Christopher Hu/Hayden White (W&L) def. Spenser Bullock/Adam Owen Ferrari (VWC) 8-1|
|3. Brian Krouskos/Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Tyler Chang/Lawrence Hunter (VWC) 8-1|
|Virginia Wesleyan 4-5, 1-2|
|Washington and Lee 7-2, 5-0; National ranking #23|