March 29, 2014

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Carnegie Mellon, 6-3

MONROEVILLE, Pa. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision at 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon on Saturday.

The Generals posted wins at Nos. 1-2 doubles to carry a 2-1 advantage into the singles action.  However, W&L could manage only a win at No. 3 singles as the Tartans walked away with the victory.

With the loss, W&L dropped to 11-3 overall, while Carnegie Mellon improved to 13-5.

Washington and Lee returns to action on April 12 when it travels to Hampden-Sydney for a 1:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Carnegie Mellon (Mar 29, 2014)

#11 Carnegie Mellon 6, #22 Washington and Lee 3
Mar 29, 2014 at Monroeville, Pa. (The Club)

Singles competition
1. Abhishek Alla (CMUM) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-1, 6-3
2. C. Heaney-Secord (CMUM) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 6-3, 6-7 (7-9), 6-1
3. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Will Duncan (CMUM) 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
4. Kiril Kirkov (CMUM) def. Jordan Krasner (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
5. Kenny Zheng (CMUM) def. Brian Krouskos (W&L) 6-3, 6-0
6. Kunal Wadwani (CMUM) def. Vincent Kim (W&L) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Will Duncan/C. Heaney-Secord (CMUM) 9-8 (7-3)
2. Christopher Hu/Sam Borowsky (W&L) def. Bryce Beisswanger/Yuvraj Kumar (CMUM) 8-5
3. Kiril Kirkov/Joel Lankford (CMUM) def. Jordan Krasner/John Kirby (W&L) 8-3
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 11-3; National ranking #22
Carnegie Mellon 13-5; National ranking #11
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,1,5,3,2,6)
played indoors - singles played on 3 courts