March 16, 2013

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Mary Washington, 6-3

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The 23rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to 24th-ranked Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon in Fredericksburg.

The Generals took No. 1 doubles, but dropped matches at Nos. 2-3 to fall behind 2-1 entering singles play.  Senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) posted a 6-4, 6-4 win over UMW's Tyler Carey at No. 1 singles, but W&L managed just one more singles win, junior Vincent Kim (Grand Blanc, Mich./Cranbrook Kingswood) at No. 6, as the Eagles notched the win.

With the loss, W&L fell to 7-3 overall.  Mary Washington improved to 9-6 with the victory.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it hosts Emory & Henry for a 10:00 am match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Mary Washington (Mar 16, 2013)

#24 Mary Washington 6, #23 Washington and Lee 3
Mar 16, 2013 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Tyler Carey (UMW) 6-4, 6-4
2. Sam Wichlin (UMW) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-4, 6-4
3. Alex Blakhin (UMW) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. Evan Charles (UMW) def. Christopher Hu (W&L) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
5. D. Lunding-Johansson (UMW) def. Brian Krouskos (W&L) 6-1, 6-7 (2-7), 6-1
6. Vincent Kim (W&L) def. Will Apperson (UMW) 6-0, 0-6, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Donato Rizzolo/Evan Charles (UMW) 8-0
2. Tyler Carey/Kaleb Nguyen (UMW) def. Christopher Hu/Hayden White (W&L) 8-2
3. Sam Wichlin/Alex Blakhin (UMW) def. Thomas Johnson/Brian Krouskos (W&L) 8-2
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 7-3; National ranking #23
Mary Washington 9-6; National ranking #24