Generals Defeated by Swarthmore, 6-3

Mitchell Thomas

SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 road decision to 19th-ranked Swarthmore on Saturday afternoon.

The Garnet took two of the three doubles points and then clinched the match by sweeping Nos. 4-6 singles.

The loss dropped the Generals to 2-2 on the season.  Swarthmore improved to 2-0 with the win.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tuesday when it hosts Randolph College for a 2:00 pm contest.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Swarthmore College (2/23/2019)

#19 Swarthmore College 6, Washington and Lee 3
2/23/2019 at Swarthmore, PA (Mullan Center)

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Jiung Jung (SWATMT) 6-2, 6-2
2. Thibault Vernier (SWATMT) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Simon Vernier (SWATMT) 6-4, 6-4
4. John Lathrop (SWATMT) def. Tye Loan (WLU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Evan Han (SWATMT) def. John Rudden (WLU) 6-0, 6-2
6. Noah Criss (SWATMT) def. Jack Johnson (WLU) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Thibault Vernier/Jiung Jung (SWATMT) def. Harry Shepherd/John Rudden (WLU) 8-5
2. Mitchell Thomas/Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Evan Han/John Lathrop (SWATMT) 8-6
3. Simon Vernier/Weiyi Zhu (SWATMT) def. Tye Loan/Jack Johnson (WLU) 8-3


Match Notes
Washington and Lee 2-2
Swarthmore College 2-0; National ranking #19
T-4:30 A-76