W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Christopher Newport, 8-1

W&L Men's Tennis Falls to Christopher Newport, 8-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to Christopher Newport on Sunday afternoon at the W&L Lower Courts.

CNU swept the doubles points and took five of the six singles matches, winning in three sets at No. 1 and No. 2 singles.

With the loss, the Generals fell to 9-6 overall.  Christopher Newport improved to 13-8.

Washington and Lee will be the top seed for the ODAC Tournament and will host eighth-seeded Shenandoah on Wednesday at a time to be determined.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Chris. Newport vs Washington and Lee (Apr 29, 2018)

#34 Chris. Newport 8, Washington and Lee 1
Apr 29, 2018 at Lexington, Va. (Lower Courts)

Singles competition
1. David Reed (CNU) def. Harry Shepherd (WLU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
2. Justin Cerny (CNU) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
3. Thomas Harmon (WLU) def. Andy Mason (CNU) 6-0, 6-2
4. Nicholas Ruzicka (CNU) def. Charlie Kittredge (WLU) 7-6 (8-6), 6-3
5. Dominic Lacombe (CNU) def. Tye Loan (WLU) 6-4, 6-0
6. Dillon Sykes (CNU) def. Noah Tapp (WLU) 6-2, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. David Reed/Justin Cerny (CNU) def. Charlie Kittredge/Harry Shepherd (WLU) 8-4
2. Andy Mason/William Trang (CNU) def. Mitchell Thomas/Thomas Harmon (WLU) 8-2
3. Nicholas Ruzicka/Dominic Lacombe (CNU) def. Tye Loan/Noah Tapp (WLU) 8-4


Match Notes
Chris. Newport 13-8; National ranking #34
Washington and Lee 9-6