SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men’s tennis team dropped its fourth match in the last five outings, falling to eighth-ranked Johns Hopkins, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon at Swarthmore College.
Sophomore Michael Freeman (Portland, Ore./Jesuit) was the lone General to win in singles, defeating Michael Chang, 6-2, 6-2.
In doubles, the team of sophomore Jeremy Becht (Woodstock, Ga./Etowah) and first-year Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) posted a win at No. 3, defeating Warren Elgort and Ryan Rauck, 8-5.
The loss dropped W&L to 8-6 overall, while Johns Hopkins improved to 6-2 overall.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday as it takes on Swarthmore at 11:00 am.
Washington and Lee
Washington and Lee vs Johns Hopkins (Mar 27, 2010)
Hopkins 7, #22 Washington and Lee 2
Mar 27, 2010 at Swarthmore, PA (Mullan Center)
|1. David Maldow (JHUM) def. Hayden White (W&L) 6-2, 6-2|
|2. Andrew Wang (JHUM) def. Will Hall (W&L) 6-2, 6-1|
|3. Warren Elgort (JHUM) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-3, 6-3|
|4. Andy Hersh (JHUM) def. Mac Davis (W&L) 6-2, 6-1|
|5. Jacob Barnaby (JHUM) def. Cliff Gaddy (W&L) 6-2, 6-3|
|6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Michael Chang (JHUM) 6-2, 6-2|
|1. David Maldow/Andrew Wang (JHUM) def. Alex Brooke/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 9-7|
|2. Jacob Barnaby/Casey Blythe (JHUM) def. Will Hall/Mac Davis (W&L) 9-8 (7-3)|
|3. Jeremy Becht/Hayden White (W&L) def. Warren Elgort/Ryan Rauck (JHUM) 8-5|
|Washington and Lee 8-6; National ranking #22; Regional ranking #6|
|Johns Hopkins 6-2; National ranking #8; Regional ranking #2|