March 2, 2012

W&L Men's Tennis Downs Virginia Wesleyan, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee posted a 5-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan in ODAC men's tennis action on Friday evening at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals dropped just four points in claiming all three doubles matches, while junior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) and first-year Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas/ATA College Prep) posted wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, to close out the match that was played to decision.

With the win, W&L improved to 5-3 overall and 4-0 in the ODAC.  Virginia Wesleyan fell to 0-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it plays host to Emory & Henry (10:00 am) and Guilford (1:00 pm).

-- GENERALS --

Washington and Lee Tennis
Virginia Wesleyan vs Washington and Lee (Mar 03, 2012)

Washington and Lee 5, Virginia Wesleyan 0
Mar 03, 2012 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Brian Luke (VWCM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Steven Bond (VWCM) 6-0, 6-1
3. Michael Freeman (W&L) vs. Jamie Griffin (VWCM) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
4. Ryan Sadinski (VWCM) vs. Brian Roberts (W&L) no result
5. Griffin Graves (VWCM) vs. Mac Davis (W&L) no result
6. Donnie Greathouse (VWCM) vs. Vincent Kim (W&L) no result
Doubles competition
1. Hayden White/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Ryan Sadinski/Brian Luke (VWCM) 8-0
2. Vincent Kim/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Jamie Griffin/Donnie Greathouse (VWCM) 8-2
3. Johnny Gragg/Miles Abell (W&L) def. Steven Bond/Griffin Graves (VWCM) 8-2
Match Notes
Virginia Wesleyan 0-2, 0-1
Washington and Lee 5-3, 4-0