FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to No. 21 Mary Washington on Saturday at the UMW Courts.
The Eagles took two of the three doubles matches, with the lone W&L victory coming from the team of senior Will Bannister (Bath, England / Beechen Cliff School) and first-year Charlie Kittredge (Alexandria, Va. / Field School) at No. 1. UMW then took all six singles matches to pull away for the victory.
With the loss, W&L fell to 7-4 on the season. Mary Washington improved to 7-4 as well.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it travels to 28th-ranked Christopher Newport for an 11:00 am contest.
Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Mary Washington (Mar 18, 2017)
#21 Mary Washington 8, #33 Washington and Lee 1
Mar 18, 2017 at Fredericksburg, Va. (UMW Courts)
|1. Brandon Griffin (UMW) def. Jordan Krasner (WLUM) 6-1, 7-5|
|2. Matt Miles (UMW) def. Will Bannister (WLUM) 7-5, 6-2|
|3. Patrick Hughes (UMW) def. Zack Ely (WLUM) 6-1, 6-1|
|4. Michael Fleming (UMW) def. Mac Zheng (WLUM) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3|
|5. Joseph Brown (UMW) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) 6-4, 4-6, 10-3|
|6. Ryland Byrd (UMW) def. Thomas Harmon (WLUM) 6-3, 6-1|
|1. Will Bannister/Charlie Kittredge (WLUM) def. Michael Fleming/Ryland Byrd (UMW) 8-3|
|2. Matt Miles/Brandon Griffin (UMW) def. Thomas Harmon/Mac Zheng (WLUM) 8-5|
|3. Derek Hagino/Patrick Hughes (UMW) def. Jordan Krasner/Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) 8-4|
|Washington and Lee 7-4; National ranking #33|
|Mary Washington 7-4; National ranking #21|