April 20, 2012

W&L Men's Tennis Takes Down Tigers, 9-0

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team recorded a 9-0 victory at Hampden-Sydney on Friday afternoon.

The Generals dropped just six games in doubles play and only 11 games at the six singles positions in posting their fourth straight win over the Tigers.

The win improved W&L to 12-4 overall and a perfect 9-0 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.  With the loss, Hampden-Sydney fell to 5-7 overall and 4-5 in league play.

Washington and Lee, which has secured the top seed for the ODAC Tournament, will return to action on Sunday with a quarterfinal match against eighth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan at 2:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Hampden-Sydney (Apr 20, 2012)

Washington and Lee 9, Hampden-Sydney 0
Apr 20, 2012 at Hampden-Sydney, VA (H-SC Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Kevin Calhoun (HSC) 6-3, 6-0
2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Zack King (HSC) 6-2, 6-1
3. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Ryan Davis (HSC) 6-1, 6-2
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Houghton Flanagan (HSC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Barrett Polan (HSC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Watt Mountcastle (HSC) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Hayden White/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Kevin Calhoun/Watt Mountcastle (HSC) 8-2
2. Jeremy Becht/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Barrett Polan/Zack King (HSC) 8-2
3. Brian Roberts/Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Ryan Davis/Franklin Bowers (HSC) 8-2
Match Notes
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (,5,2,6,4,3,1)
T-1:55 A-15