W&L Men's Tennis Downs Christopher Newport, 7-2

W&L Men's Tennis Downs Christopher Newport, 7-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team notched a 7-2 win over Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Courts.

The Generals swept the doubles points to take a 3-0 lead into the singles action.  In singles, W&L claimed each of the top four matches, while dropping matches at Nos. 5-6.

With the win, W&L improved to 10-2 overall.  CNU dropped to 7-4 with the loss.

The Generals return to action on Sunday as they travel to Hampden-Sydney for a 1:30 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Christopher Newport vs Washington and Lee (Mar 22, 2014)

#22 Washington and Lee 7, Christopher Newport 2
Mar 22, 2014 at Lexington, Va. (Outdoor Courts)

Singles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Sam Thomson (CNU) 6-3, 6-4
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Steven Boslet (CNU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Chiraag Shetty (CNU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Joona Rahko (CNU) 6-4, 6-4
5. Arttu Fiva (CNU) def. John Kirby (W&L) 4-6, 6-1, 10-7
6. Michael Dodd (CNU) def. Robert Conley (W&L) 6-3, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Sam Thomson/Steven Boslet (CNU) 8-4
2. Christopher Hu/Sam Borowsky (W&L) def. Joona Rahko/Chiraag Shetty (CNU) 9-8 (7-4)
3. Jordan Krasner/John Kirby (W&L) def. Arttu Fiva/Michael Dodd (CNU) 8-5
Match Notes
Christopher Newport 7-4
Washington and Lee 10-2; National ranking #22