W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Shenandoah in ODAC Quarters, 5-0

Harry Shepherd

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team posted a 5-0 decision over eighth-seeded Shenandoah in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the W&L Lower Courts.

The Generals cruised to a 3-0 lead following the doubles competition and closed out the match with a 6-1, 6-0 win by sophomore Mitchell Thomas (Houma, La. / Vandebilt Catholic) at No. 2 singles and a 6-0, 6-0 win by first-year Tye Loan (Bremerton, Wash. / Olympic) at No. 4 singles.

W&L improved to 10-6 overall and the Hornets slipped to 7-9.

Washington and Lee will now play the winner of a match between fourth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan and fifth-seeded Bridgewater on Saturday at Virginia Wesleyan.  The match will begin at 1:30 pm.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Shenandoah Hornets vs Washington and Lee (May 02, 2018)

Washington and Lee 5, Shenandoah Hornets 0
May 02, 2018 at Lexington, Va. (Lower Courts)

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) vs. Matt Hwang (SUM) 6-1, 4-0, unfinished
2. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) def. Brett Dubin (SUM) 6-1, 6-0
3. Thomas Harmon (WLU) vs. Darian Diaz (SUM) 6-1, 4-2, unfinished
4. Tye Loan (WLU) def. Zach Frack (SUM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Noah Tapp (WLU) vs. Evan Rosenberg (SUM) 6-1, 5-2, unfinished
6. Jack Johnson (WLU) vs. Bryan Harris (SUM) 7-5, 1-0, unfinished


Doubles competition
1. Harry Shepherd/Charlie Kittredge (WLU) def. Matt Hwang/Darian Diaz (SUM) 8-4
2. Thomas Harmon/Mitchell Thomas (WLU) def. Bryan Harris/Zach Frack (SUM) 8-1
3. Noah Tapp/Tye Loan (WLU) def. Evan Rosenberg/Brett Dubin (SUM) 8-1


Match Notes
Shenandoah Hornets 7-9
Washington and Lee 10-6
Quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament