W&L Men's Tennis Opens with a 9-0 Victory Over Methodist

W&L Men's Tennis Opens with a 9-0 Victory Over Methodist

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team opened its spring season with a 9-0 win over regionally-ranked Methodist on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals dropped just two singles sets on the way to the shutout win over the Monarchs, who are ranked 11th in the ITA Atlantic South Region.

With the win, W&L improved to 1-0 overall, while Methodist fell to 2-1 with the loss.

Washington and Lee returns to action on February 14 when it takes on Virginia Wesleyan at a time and location to be determined.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Methodist University vs Washington and Lee (Feb 01, 2014)

#22 Washington and Lee 9, Methodist University 0
Feb 01, 2014 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Duncan Miller (MUM) 7-6 (7-5), 6-0
2. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Taylor Buchholz (MUM) 6-4, 6-3
3. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Greg Patterson (MUM) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
4. Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Dillon Sullivan (MUM) 6-2, 1-6, 7-5
5. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Teal Howard (MUM) 6-1, 6-1
6. John Kirby (W&L) def. Max Mancini (MUM) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 10-3
Doubles competition
1. Christopher Hu/Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Taylor Buchholz/Duncan Miller (MUM) 8-5
2. Michael Holt/Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Dillon Sullivan/Greg Patterson (MUM) 8-5
3. Jordan Krasner/Will Bannister (W&L) def. Asa Britt/Seth Grant (MUM) 8-2
Match Notes
Methodist University 2-1; Regional ranking #11
Washington and Lee 1-0; National ranking #22; Regional ranking #4