April 12, 2014

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Hampden-Sydney, 8-1

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- The 24th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team continued its undefeated ODAC streak with an 8-1 victory over the Tigers of Hampden-Sydney on Saturday afternoon at the H-SC Tennis Courts.

With the win, W&L is now 12-3 overall and 10-0 in the ODAC, while H-SC fell to 6-6 overall and 6-4 in conference play.

The Generals dropped a close 9-8 loss at No. 1 doubles to start the match, but bounced back to take both No. 2 and No. 3 doubles by a score of 8-2.

The Blue and White continued to thrive, taking all six singles matches over the Tigers. Junior Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas / ATA College Prep) led the way, winning at No. 1 singles over J.B. Weaver by a score of 6-0, 6-0.

The Generals will return to the court on Monday when they travel to Oglethorpe for a 3:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Hampden-Sydney (Apr 12, 2014)

#24 Washington and Lee 8, Hampden-Sydney 1 Apr 12, 2014 at Hampden-Sydney, Va. (H-SC Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. J.B. Weaver (HSC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Zack King (HSC) 6-1, 6-1
3. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Thacher Jennings (HSC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Trent Singleton (HSC) 6-0, 6-2
5. John Kirby (W&L) def. Lawrence Bowers (HSC) 7-5, 3-6, 10-2
6. Sam Borowsky (W&L) def. David Dodson (HSC) 6-4, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. J.B. Weaver/Thacher Jennings (HSC) def. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) 9-8
2. Sam Borowsky/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Lawrence Bowers/David Dodson (HSC) 8-2
3. John Kirby/Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Zack King/Trent Singleton (HSC) 8-2
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 12-3, 10-0; National ranking #24; Regional ranking #5
Hampden-Sydney 6-6, 6-4