W&L Men's Tennis Succumbs to Third-Ranked Emory, 8-1

Tye Loan

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.

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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.

Singles competition
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
Doubles competition
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
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 9-5
Emory 14-2; National ranking #3