VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The 23rd-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team advanced to the ODAC Championship match with a 5-0 victory over fifth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday at the Everett Tennis Center.
The Generals claimed all three doubles points, dropping just seven total games to enter singles play with a 3-0 lead. In singles, sophomore Christopher Hu (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) and first-year Brian Krouskos (Alpharetta, Ga. / Mount Pisgah Christian) finished up first to give W&L the win.
With the victory, the Generals improved to 16-5 overall, while the Marlins dropped to 11-12 for the season.
W&L advances to Sunday's championship match where it will face either second-seeded Bridgewater or third-seeded Emory & Henry. The match will begin at 10:00 am.
Washington and Lee Tennis
Virginia Wesleyan vs Washington and Lee (Apr 27, 2013)
#23 Washington and Lee 5, Virginia Wesleyan 0
Apr 27, 2013 at Virginia Beach (The Everett Tennis Center)
|1. Hayden White (W&L) vs. Graham Wilson (VWCM) 6-1, unfinished|
|2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) vs. Drew Tomajczyk (VWCM) 6-2, 4-0, unfinished|
|3. Michael Holt (W&L) vs. Spenser Bullock (VWCM) 6-1, 2-2, unfinished|
|4. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Tyler Chang (VWCM) 6-2, 6-0|
|5. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Lawrence Hunter (VWCM) 6-0, 6-1|
|6. Vincent Kim (W&L) vs. Tyler Searcy (VWCM) 6-0, 5-3, unfinished|
|1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Graham Wilson/Drew Tomajczyk (VWCM) 8-1|
|2. Hayden White/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Spenser Bullock/Adam Owen (VWCM) 8-3|
|3. Brian Krouskos/John Kirby (W&L) def. Tyler Chang/Lawrence Hunter (VWCM) 8-3|
|Virginia Wesleyan 11-12|
|Washington and Lee 16-5; National ranking #23; Regional ranking #4|
|Old Dominion Athletic Conference Men's Semifinals 1|