W&L Men's Tennis Fells Bridgewater, 5-1

W&L Men's Tennis Fells Bridgewater, 5-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 23rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team posted a 5-1 victory over Bridgewater on Thursday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals took two of the three doubles matches and received singles wins from senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md. / Towson) at No. 1, sophomore Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas / ATA College Prep) at No. 2 and sophomore Christopher Hu (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) at No. 4 in winning for the eighth time in their last nine matches.

The win improved W&L to 9-3 overall and 7-0 in the ODAC, while Bridgewater fell to 4-6 overall, 1-1 in the conference.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it plays host to Shenandoah (10:00 am) and Hampden-Sydney (1:00 pm).

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Bridgewater vs Washington and Lee (Mar 21, 2013)

#23 Washington and Lee 5, Bridgewater 1
Mar 21, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Peter Hawkins (BCMT) 6-4, 6-4
2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Brandon Larsen (BCMT) 6-2, 6-3
3. Michael Holt (W&L) vs. Evan Stack (BCMT) 4-6, 6-4, unfinished
4. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Christian Lynn (BCMT) 6-1, 6-1
5. Brian Krouskos (W&L) vs. Mike Cable (BCMT) 5-0, unfinished
6. Vincent Kim (W&L) vs. Sam Churchill (BCMT) 5-0, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Evan Stack/Brandon Larsen (BCMT) 8-3
2. Christopher Hu/Hayden White (W&L) def. Christian Lynn/Mike Cable (BCMT) 8-1
3. Peter Hawkins/Sam Churchill (BCMT) def. Miller Merchant/Brian Krouskos (W&L) 8-5
Match Notes
Bridgewater 4-6, 1-1
Washington and Lee 9-3, 7-0; National ranking #23