W&L Men's Tennis Succumbs to No. 13 Mary Washington, 7-2

Mitchell Thomas

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped its third straight match against Mary Washington, falling to the 13th-ranked Eagles by a score of 7-2 on the road on Saturday.

The Eagles swept the doubles points, while the Generals claimed straight set wins at No. 3 and No. 4 singles.

The loss dropped W&L to 4-4 on the season.  Mary Washington improved to 6-3.

Washington and Lee will be back on the courts on Tuesday when it hosts Lynchburg for a 3:00 pm contest.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Mary Washington (Mar 16, 2019)

#13 Mary Washington 7, Washington and Lee 2
Mar 16, 2019 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Singles competition
1. Matt Miles (UMW) def. Harry Shepherd (WLU) 1-6, 6-3, 7-5
2. Patrick Hughes (UMW) def. Alex Fedor (WLU) 6-1, 6-3
3. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) def. Moses Hutchison (UMW) 6-3, 6-3
4. Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Joseph Brown (UMW) 6-0, 7-5
5. Derek Hagino (UMW) def. Noah Tapp (WLU) 6-1, 4-6, 11-9
6. Cole Tecce (UMW) def. Tye Loan (WLU) 6-2, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. Matt Miles/Moses Hutchison (UMW) def. Bobby Neuner/Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 8-5
2. Derek Hagino/Ryland Byrd (UMW) def. Noah Tapp/Harry Shepherd (WLU) 8-7 (7-3)
3. Michael Fleming/Patrick Hughes (UMW) def. Tye Loan/Alex Fedor (WLU) 8-0


Match Notes
Washington and Lee 4-4
Mary Washington 6-3; National ranking #13