ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 24th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team was knocked off by fourth-ranked Emory University on Wednesday in Atlanta.
The doubles team of junior Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas / ATA College Prep) and sophomore Michael Holt (Henrico, Va. / Mills Godwin) posted a win at No. 1, but the Eagles took the other two doubles matches to carry a 2-1 lead into singles.
W&L managed only a win at No. 4 singles as first-year Jordan Krasner (Rockville, Md. / Walter Johnson) emerged victorious over Ian Wagner.
The win improved Emory to 13-5 overall, while the Generals fell to 13-4.
W&L returns to action on Friday as it travels to Sewanee for a 2:00 pm match.
Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Emory University (Apr 16, 2014)
#4 Emory University 7, #24 Washington and Lee 2
Apr 16, 2014 at
|1. Alex Ruderman (EUM) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-4, 7-5|
|2. Eric Halpern (EUM) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 6-4, 6-7, 10-8|
|3. Rafe Mosetick (EUM) def. Christopher Hu (W&L) 6-4, 6-4|
|4. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Ian Wagner (EUM) 2-6, 6-2, 4-2, Def.|
|5. Nick Szczurek (EUM) def. Brian Krouskos (W&L) 6-3, 6-4|
|6. Will Adams (EUM) def. Thomas Johnson (W&L) 6-0, 6-1|
|1. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Alex Ruderman/Ian Wagner (EUM) 8-3|
|2. Jackson Isaacs/Will Adams (EUM) def. Christopher Hu/Sam Borowsky (W&L) 8-4|
|3. Eric Halpern/Rafe Mosetick (EUM) def. John Kirby/Jordan Krasner (W&L) 8-6|
|Washington and Lee 12-3; National ranking #24|
|Emory University 13-5; National ranking #4|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,3,5,4,1,2)|