April 16, 2013

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Second-Ranked Kenyon, 8-1

GAMBIER, Ohio -- The 23rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team fell to second-ranked Kenyon College on Tuesday afternoon by a score of 8-1.

The Generals dropped all three doubles matches and managed just one singles victory as sophomore Christopher Hu (Ridgewood, N.J. /Ridgewood) defeated C.J. Williams, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 4.  Senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) had his 14-match winning streak in singles snapped with a 6-1, 6-2 loss to Michael Razumovsky at No. 1. White's last loss had been to the top player for Division I Elon back on February 16.

With the loss, W&L fell to 14-5 for the season.  Kenyon improved to 18-3 win the win.

Washington and Lee will return to action on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament.  The time and opponent are to be determined.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Kenyon College (Apr 16, 2013)

#2 Kenyon College 8, #23 Washington and Lee 1
Apr 16, 2013 at Gambier, Ohio

Singles competition
1. Michael Razumovsky (KENM) def. Hayden White (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
2. Paul Burgin (KENM) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-2, 6-1
3. Wade Heerboth (KENM) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 6-1, 6-1
4. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. C.J. Williams (KENM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Jacob Huber (KENM) def. Brian Krouskos (W&L) 6-0, 6-0
6. Kevin Ye (KENM) def. John Kirby (W&L) 6-2, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. Tim Rosensteel/Paul Burgin (KENM) def. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) 8-3
2. C.J. Williams/Michael Razumovsky (KENM) def. Hayden White/Christopher Hu (W&L) 8-4
3. Kevin Ye/Wade Heerboth (KENM) def. Brian Krouskos/John Kirby (W&L) 8-5
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 14-4; National ranking #23; Regional ranking #4
Kenyon College 17-3; National ranking #2; Regional ranking #1
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,3,2,1,4,5)