W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Ferrum, 9-0

Harry Shepherd

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 9-4 overall and 8-0 in the ODAC with a 9-0 victory over Ferrum on Tuesday afternoon at the W&L Upper Courts.

The Generals easily claimed all three doubles points, dropping just two games en route to a 3-0 lead.  The Blue & White was even more dominant in singles action, surrendering just three games in posting the straight sweep.

Ferrum fell to 3-9 overall (1-6 ODAC) with the setback.

Washington and Lee will now break for finals, before returning to action on April 16 at Emory in Atlanta.  The match starts at 1:00 pm.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Ferrum vs Washington and Lee (Apr 02, 2019)

Washington and Lee 9, Ferrum 0
Apr 02, 2019 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Riley Kern (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
2. Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Marshall Ownby (FCM) 4-0, retired
3. Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Patrick Marsh (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
4. John Rudden (WLU) def. David Bishop (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Tye Loan (WLU) def. Jacob Glass (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jack Johnson (WLU) def. Houston Murphy (FCM) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. Harry Shepherd/Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Houston Murphy/Riley Kern (FCM) 8-0
2. Tye Loan/Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Jacob Glass/Patrick Marsh (FCM) 8-1
3. John Rudden/Jack Johnson (WLU) def. David Bishop/Marshall Ownby (FCM) 8-1


Match Notes
Ferrum 3-9, 1-6 ODAC
Washington and Lee 9-4, 8-0 ODAC