W&L Men's Tennis Knocked Off by Johns Hopkins, 5-4

W&L Men's Tennis Knocked Off by Johns Hopkins, 5-4

SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a close 5-4 decision to 18th-ranked Johns Hopkins on Sunday in a match played at Swarthmore College.

The Blue Jays took a 2-1 lead after doubles and each team won three of the singles matches to produce the final result.

With the loss, W&L slipped to 3-2 overall for the season.  Johns Hopkins improved to 2-1 with the win.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it hosts 16th-ranked Mary Washington for a 2:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Johns Hopkins vs Washington and Lee (Mar 11, 2018)

#18 Johns Hopkins 5, #31 Washington and Lee 4
Mar 11, 2018 at Swarthmore, Pa.

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Vishnu Joshi (JHU) 6-3, 6-4
2. Eric Yoo (JHU) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Austin Gu (JHU) def. Zack Ely (WLU) 7-5, 6-2
4. Thomas Harmon (WLU) def. Justin Kang (JHU) 7-5, 4-6, 10-6
5. Joe Cartledge (JHU) def. March Zheng (WLU) 6-3, 4-6, 10-8
6. Charlie Kittredge (WLU) def. Aaron Carey (JHU) 6-4, 6-1

 

Doubles competition
1. David Perez/Scott Thygesen (JHU) def. Harry Shepherd/Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 8-4
2. Eric Yoo/Vishnu Joshi (JHU) def. March Zheng/Thomas Harmon (WLU) 8-3
3. Charlie Kittredge/Michael Lukas (WLU) def. Joe Cartledge/Justin Kang (JHU) 8-6

 

Match Notes
Johns Hopkins 2-1; National ranking #18
Washington and Lee 3-2; National ranking #31