ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team battled third-ranked Emory on Tuesday afternoon, falling by a score of 8-1 in Atlanta.
The Generals posted an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles to enter the singles matches down 2-1. However, W&L couldn't come up with a singles victory, though first-year Bobby Neuner (Darien, Conn. / Darien) battled Adrien Bouchet to a third set before falling 6-2, 4-6, 10-0.
The loss ended a five-match winning streak for the Blue & White, which fell to 9-5 overall. With the win, Emory improved to 14-2.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday when it travels to Sewanee for a 3:00 pm match central time.
Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Emory (Apr 16, 2019)
#3 Emory 8, Washington and Lee 1
Apr 16, 2019 at Atlanta, Ga.
|1. Jonathan Jemison (EU) def. Harry Shepherd (WLU) 6-3, 7-5|
|2. Hayden Cassone (EU) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 6-4, 6-2|
|3. Adrien Bouchet (EU) def. Bobby Neuner (WLU) 6-2, 4-6, 10-0|
|4. Andrew Esses (EU) def. Noah Tapp (WLU) 6-2, 6-2|
|5. James Spaulding (EU) def. John Rudden (WLU) 6-0, 6-3|
|6. George Congdon (EU) def. Tye Loan (WLU) 6-3, 6-3|
|1. Jonathan Jemison/Adrien Bouchet (EU) def. Mitchell Thomas/Bobby Neuner (WLU) 8-3|
|2. Noah Tapp/Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. James Spaulding/Will Wanner (EU) 8-6|
|3. Antonio Mora/Alec Rabinowitz (EU) def. John Rudden/Tye Loan (WLU) 8-5|
|Washington and Lee 9-5|
|Emory 14-2; National ranking #3|