W&L Men's Tennis Knocks Off No. 28 CNU, 5-4

W&L Men's Tennis Knocks Off No. 28 CNU, 5-4

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The 33rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team knocked off No. 28 Christopher Newport by a score of 5-4 on Sunday in Newport News.

CNU grabbed a 2-1 lead following the doubles competition, but the Generals easily took Nos. 4-6 singles, and then senior Jordan Krasner (Rockville, Md. / Walter Johnson) clinched the win with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over CNU's David Reed at No. 1 singles.

W&L improved to 8-4 with the win, while the Captains fell to 6-6.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tuesday when it hosts Bridgewater for a 3:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Christopher Newport (Mar 19, 2017)

#33 Washington and Lee 5, #28 Christopher Newport 4
Mar 19, 2017 at Newport News, Va.

Singles competition
1. Jordan Krasner (WLUM) def. David Reed (CNU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
2. Justin Cerny (CNU) def. Will Bannister (WLUM) 6-3, 4-6, 10-8
3. Andy Mason (CNU) def. Zack Ely (WLUM) 6-4, 6-1
4. Mac Zheng (WLUM) def. Dominic Lacombe (CNU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) def. Arttu Fiva (CNU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Thomas Harmon (WLUM) def. Nicholas Ruzicka (CNU) 6-1, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. David Reed/Justin Cerny (CNU) def. Will Bannister/Charlie Kittredge (WLUM) 8-6
2. Andy Mason/William Trang (CNU) def. Mac Zheng/Thomas Harmon (WLUM) 8-4
3. Mitchell Thomas/Jordan Krasner (WLUM) def. Nicholas Ruzicka/Michael Dodd (CNU) 8-2
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 8-4; National ranking #33
Christopher Newport 6-6; National ranking #28