W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Bridgewater, 5-2

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Bridgewater, 5-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team registered a 5-2 victory over Bridgewater on Thursday afternoon at the Bridgewater Courts.

The Eagles took two of the three doubles matches to carry a 2-1 lead into singles action.  However, the Generals claimed each of the top four singles matches in straight sets and Nos. 5-6 singles were left unfinished as W&L walked away with the win.

W&L improved to 11-2 overall and 9-0 in the ODAC, while Bridgewater fell to 6-7 overall and 2-1 in conference play.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it travels to 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon for an 10:00 am match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Bridgewater (Mar 27, 2014)

#22 Washington and Lee 5, Bridgewater 2
Mar 27, 2014 at Bridgewater, Va.

Singles competition
1. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Brandon Larsen (BC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Kyle Hartfield (BC) 6-1, 6-3
3. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Christian Lynn (BC) 7-6 (10-8), 6-1
4. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Thomas Rishcoff (BC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Sam Churchill (BC) vs. Robert Conley (W&L) 6-0, 2-6, 3-4, unfinished
6. Mike Cable (BC) vs. Sam Borowsky (W&L) 3-2, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Mike Cable/Christian Lynn (BC) 8-3
2. Thomas Rishcoff/Brandon Larsen (BC) def. Jordan Krasner/Sam Borowsky (W&L) 8-6
3. Kyle Hartfield/Sam Churchill (BC) def. Robert Conley/Brian Krouskos (W&L) 8-5
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 11-2, 9-0; National ranking #22
Bridgewater 6-7, 2-1