W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Christopher Newport, 6-3

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Christopher Newport, 6-3

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 32nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 2-0 with a 6-3 win over 37th-ranked Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

W&L took two of the three doubles matches and won at Nos. 1-2 singles and 5-6 singles in posting its second victory of the day.  The Generals knocked off Randolph-Macon earlier in the day by a score of 5-1.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Feb. 25 when it travels to California for a pair of matches.  The Generals will take on Cal Lutheran on Feb. 25 at 5:00 pm and Redlands on Feb. 26 at 5:00 pm.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Chris. Newport vs Washington and Lee (Feb 14, 2016)

#32 Washington and Lee 6, #37 Chris. Newport 3
Feb 14, 2016 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Michael Holt (W&L) def. David Reed (CNU) 7-5, 6-1
2. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Justin Cerny (CNU) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
3. Steven Boslet (CNU) def. Joe Siami (W&L) 7-5, 6-1
4. Chiraag Shetty (CNU) def. Thomas Johnson (W&L) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4
5. Will Bannister (W&L) def. Nicholas Ruzicka (CNU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Zack Ely (W&L) def. Arttu Fiva (CNU) 7-5, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Steven Boslet/Chiraag Shetty (CNU) def. Perry Clements/Michael Holt (W&L) 8-5
2. Jordan Krasner/Will Bannister (W&L) def. David Reed/Justin Cerny (CNU) 9-7
3. Joe Siami/Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Nicholas Ruzicka/Arttu Fiva (CNU) 8-5
Match Notes
Chris. Newport 1-1; National ranking #37
Washington and Lee 2-0; National ranking #32