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.
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)
|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|
|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|
|Christopher Newport 7-4|
|Washington and Lee 10-2; National ranking #22|