W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Oglethorpe, 7-2

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Oglethorpe, 7-2

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 25th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team returned from an 18-day layoff to produce a 7-2 victory over Oglethorpe University on Monday afternoon in Atlanta.

The Generals took five of the six singles positions and two of the three doubles slots in defeating the Stormy Petrels.

With the win, W&L improved to 11-6 overall, while Oglethorpe fell to 15-9.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tuesday as it travels to third-ranked Emory for a 3:00 pm match with the Eagles.



Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Oglethorpe (Apr 19, 2010)

#25 Washington and Lee 7, Oglethorpe 2
Apr 19, 2010 at Atlanta, Ga.

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Felix Mann (OU) 6-4, 6-2
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Alex Biffle (OU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Bryan Bailey (OU) def. Mac Davis (W&L) 6-4, 6-2
4. Will Hall (W&L) def. Lawrence Sweatman (OU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Brad White (OU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Cliff Gaddy (W&L) def. Timothy Tanko (OU) 6-2, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Felix Mann/Alex Biffle (OU) def. Alex Brooke/Cliff Gaddy (W&L) 9-8 (8-6)
2. Jeremy Becht/Hayden White (W&L) def. Bryan Bailey/Lawrence Sweatman (OU) 8-2
3. Mac Davis/Will Hall (W&L) def. Brad White/Masen Shreve (OU) 8-2


Match Notes
Washington and Lee 11-6; National ranking #25
Oglethorpe 15-9