March 15, 2014

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to No. 17 UMW, 7-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team was knocked off by 17th-ranked Mary Washington by a score of 7-2 on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Outdoor Courts.

The Generals trailed 2-1 following doubles, with the No. 3 doubles team posting an 8-4 win.  W&L claimed a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles, but fell in the remaining five singles matches for the final count.

With the loss, W&L dropped to 7-2 overall, while the Eagles improved to 10-2.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tuesday when it travels to Emory & Henry for a 3:00 pm contest.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
University of Mary Washington vs Washington and Lee (Mar 14, 2014)

#17 University of Mary Washington 7, #22 Washington and Lee 2
Mar 14, 2014 at Lexington, Va. (W&L Courts)

Singles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler (UMWMT) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 7-5, 4-6, 7-5
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) 6-2, 6-2
3. CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. Christopher Hu (W&L) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
4. LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) def. Jordan Krasner (W&L) 7-6 (12-10), 6-4
5. BLAKHIN, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Thomas Johnson (W&L) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4
6. GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Will Bannister (W&L) 6-4, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. CHARLES, Evan/CAREY, Tyler (UMWMT) def. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 8-5
2. GRIFFIN, Brandon/GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) def. Christopher Hu/Thomas Johnson (W&L) 8-3
3. Jordan Krasner/John Kirby (W&L) def. BLAKHIN, Alexander/LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) 8-4
Match Notes
University of Mary Washington 10-2; National ranking #17
Washington and Lee 7-2; National ranking #22