April 15, 2014

W&L Men's Tennis Dispatches Oglethorpe, 8-1

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 24th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team notched an 8-1 win over Oglethorpe on Tuesday afternoon in Atlanta.

The Generals swept the doubles points and claimed victories at each of the top five singles positions to run away with the win.

Washington and Lee improved to 13-3 overall with the win, while the Stormy Petrels slipped to 12-9 with the loss.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday when it takes on fourth-ranked Emory in Atlanta.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Oglethorpe (Apr 15, 2014)

#24 Washington and Lee 8, Oglethorpe 1
Apr 15, 2014 at Atlanta, Ga. (Howell Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. C.J. Antonio (OU) 6-1, 6-2
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Ben Hirsch (OU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Nick Roby (OU) 6-0, 6-2
4. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Kirk Zhao (OU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Cedric Andre (OU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Matt Jones (OU) def. John Kirby (W&L) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Nick Roby/C.J. Antonio (OU) 8-6
2. Sam Borowsky/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Cedric Andre/Ben Hirsch (OU) 8-3
3. Jordan Krasner/John Kirby (W&L) def. Kirk Zhao/Matt Jones (OU) 9-7
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 13-3; National ranking #24; Regional ranking #11
Oglethorpe 12-9; Regional ranking #5