March 30, 2013

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to No. 18 Carnegie Mellon

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 26th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team fell to 18th-ranked Carnegie Mellon by a score of 5-4 on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Courts.

The Generals took two of the three doubles points, claiming wins at both No. 1 and No. 2 doubles.  However, the Tartans posted wins in four of the six singles matches to walk away with the win.

The win improved CMU to 9-3 overall, while the Generals fell to 12-4 overall.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it hosts North Carolina Wesleyan for a 2:00 pm contest.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Carnegie Mellon vs Washington and Lee (Mar 30, 2013)

#18 Carnegie Mellon 5, #26 Washington and Lee 4
Mar 30, 2013 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. C. Heaney-Secord (CMUM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Abhishek Alla (CMUM) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 7-6 (7-2), 6-0
3. Duke Miller (CMUM) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 6-3, 7-6 (7-0)
4. Yuvraj Kumar (CMUM) def. Brian Krouskos (W&L) 6-3, 6-0
5. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Kosuke Hasegawa (CMUM) 6-4, 6-1
6. Harsha Rao (CMUM) def. Vincent Kim (W&L) 6-2, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Duke Miller/C. Heaney-Secord (CMUM) 8-4
2. Hayden White/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Yuvraj Kumar/Kosuke Hasegawa (CMUM) 8-3
3. Thomas Cooper/Jooho Yu (CMUM) def. John Kirby/Brian Krouskos (W&L) 8-4
Match Notes
Carnegie Mellon 9-3; National ranking #18
Washington and Lee 12-4; National ranking #26