W&L Men's Tennis Drops an 8-1 Decision to No. 20 Sewanee

W&L Men's Tennis Drops an 8-1 Decision to No. 20 Sewanee

SEWANEE, Tenn. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team was defeated by 20th-ranked Sewanee by a score of 8-1 on Wednesday afternoon in Sewanee, Tenn.

The Tigers claimed all three doubles matches, including the No. 1 doubles match via a tiebreaker.  In singles, sophomore Harry Shepherd (Ridgewood, N.J. / St. George's School) posted a win at No. 1 singles by a score of 6-4, 6-0, but the Generals were defeated in the other five for the final score.  The matches were extremely competitive, with three matches going to a third set.

With the loss, the Generals fell to 8-5 overall.  Sewanee improved to 19-5.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Friday when it travels to Guilford for a 1:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Sewanee (Apr 18, 2018)

#20 Sewanee 8, Washington and Lee 1
Apr 18, 2018 at Sewanee, Tenn.

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Jack Gray (SEWANEE) 6-4, 6-0
2. Andres Carro (SEWANEE) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
3. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) def. Zack Ely (WLU) 6-4, 6-4
4. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Thomas Harmon (WLU) 0-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
5. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) def. March Zheng (WLU) 4-6, 6-2, 13-11
6. Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) def. Charlie Kittredge (WLU) 7-6 (7-2), 6-1


Doubles competition
1. Hayden Loeb/Jack Gray (SEWANEE) def. Harry Shepherd/Charlie Kittredge (WLU) 9-8 (7-5)
2. Andres Carro/Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) def. Thomas Harmon/Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 8-4
3. Jack Metzger/Alejandro Becker (SEWANEE) def. Tye Loan/Michael Lukas (WLU) 9-7


Match Notes
Washington and Lee 8-5
Sewanee 19-5; National ranking #20