W&L Men's Tennis Tops Virginia Wesleyan, 8-1

Mitchell Thomas and Bobby Neuner

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team clinched the top seed for the ODAC Tournament with an 8-1 win over Virginia Wesleyan on Tuesday afternoon in Virginia Beach.

The Generals posted a 3-0 lead following the doubles play and won five of the six singles matches to cruise to the win.

The Blue & White is now 11-6 overall and 10-0 in the ODAC.  The Marlins fell to 14-9 overall and 9-2 in conference play.

W&L will finish its ODAC regular-season slate on Saturday when it travels to Randolph-Macon for a 2:00 pm contest.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Virginia Wesleyan (Apr 23, 2019)

Washington and Lee 8, Virginia Wesleyan 1
Apr 23, 2019 at Virginia Beach, Va.

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Paul Gladstone (VWU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Timothy Tep (VWU) def. Alex Fedor (WLU) 4-6, 6-4, 10-3
3. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) def. Andreas Combos (VWU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Anthony Wilson (VWU) 6-0, 6-1
5. Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Mitchell Perry (VWU) 6-4, 6-2
6. John Rudden (WLU) def. Michael Portera (VWU) 6-3, 6-3


Doubles competition
1. Mitchell Thomas/Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Nick Gunther/Mitchell Perry (VWU) 8-4
2. Harry Shepherd/Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Timothy Tep/Anthony Wilson (VWU) 8-3
3. Tye Loan/John Rudden (WLU) def. Michael Portera/Paul Gladstone (VWU) 8-6


Match Notes
Washington and Lee 11-6, 10-0 ODAC
Virginia Wesleyan 14-9, 9-2 ODAC