W&L Men's Tennis Downs Emory & Henry in ODAC Semis, 5-0

W&L Men's Tennis Downs Emory & Henry in ODAC Semis, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team advanced to the championship match of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament with a 5-0 victory over fifth-seeded Emory & Henry in a semifinal match on Friday afternoon.

The Generals claimed all three doubles matches and won at No. 1 and No. 4 singles to advance to the championship match for the fifth-straight year since the conference went to a team championship format in 2007.

With the win, W&L improved to 14-3, while the Wasps fell to 12-9.

W&L will take on second-seeded Hampden-Sydney in the title match on Saturday at 2:00 pm.


Washington and Lee Tennis
Emory & Henry vs Washington and Lee (Apr 22, 2011)

Washington and Lee 5, Emory & Henry 0
Apr 22, 2011 at Lexington, VA (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. David Wintringham (E&H) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) vs. Adam Henderson (E&H) 6-2, 2-1, unfinished
3. Michael Freeman (W&L) vs. Matthew Nelson (E&H) 6-2, 1-0, unfinished
4. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Michael Young (E&H) 6-3, 6-0
5. Zachary Eccher (E&H) vs. Ben Fass (W&L) no result
6. Brian Butler (E&H) vs. Brian Roberts (W&L) no result
Doubles competition
1. Jonathan Gaffney/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Matthew Nelson/David Wintringham (E&H) 8-6
2. Hayden White/Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Michael Young/Adam Henderson (E&H) 8-3
3. Michael Freeman/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Zachary Eccher/Brian Butler (E&H) 8-1
Match Notes
Emory & Henry 12-9
Washington and Lee 14-3