W&L Men's Tennis Defeated by No. 15 Redlands, 6-3
REDLANDS, Calif. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decison to 15th-ranked University of Redlands on Wednesday afternoon.
First-year Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas/ATA College Prep) and senior Jeremy Becht (Woodstock, Ga./Etowah) were the lone singles winners for the Generals, claiming victory at Nos. 3-4. Becht teamed with first-year Christopher Hu (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles.
With the loss, the Generals fell to 2-2, while Redlands improved to 4-1 with the win.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Friday as it remains in California for a 4:00 pm PST match at fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
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Washington and Lee
Washington and Lee vs Redlands (Feb 23, 2012)
Redlands 6, Washington and Lee 3
Feb 23, 2012 at Redlands, Calif.
|1. Patrick Lipscomb (UOFR) def. Hayden White (W&L) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-1)|
|2. Nick Cummins (UOFR) def. Michael Goldstein (W&L) 6-1, 2-6, 6-4|
|3. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Mark Bloom (UOFR) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3|
|4. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Taylor Hunt (UOFR) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2|
|5. Darren Dahl (UOFR) def. Michael Freeman (W&L) 6-1, 6-3|
|6. Anish Nanda (UOFR) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 6-0, 6-1|
|1. Patrick Lipscomb/Mark Bloom (UOFR) def. Hayden White/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 8-5|
|2. Connor Hyde/Nick Cummins (UOFR) def. Mac Davis/Michael Goldstein (W&L) 9-7|
|3. Jeremy Becht/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Gram Leahy/Anish Nanda (UOFR) 8-4|
|Washington and Lee 2-2|
|Redlands 4-1; National ranking #15|