March 15, 2013

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

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 23rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team recorded a 5-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Friday evening at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

W&L swept the doubles points and then notched wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles as the match was played to decision.  Senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) and sophomore Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas/ATA College Prep) posted singles wins in straight sets as the Generals won their sixth straight match.

The win improved W&L to 7-2 overall and 5-0 in conference play.  The loss dropped the Marlins to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in the ODAC.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday afternoon as it travels to Mary Washington for a 2:00 pm match with the Eagles.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Virginia Wesleyan vs Washington and Lee (Mar 15, 2013)

#23 Washington and Lee 5, Virginia Wesleyan 0
Mar 15, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Graham Wilson (VWC) 6-2, 6-3
2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Drew Tomajczyk (VWC) 6-2, 6-2
3. Michael Holt (W&L) vs. Spenser Bullock (VWC) 1-1, unfinished
4. Brian Krouskos (W&L) vs. Tyler Chang (VWC) 1-0, unfinished
5. Lawrence Hunter (VWC) vs. Vincent Kim (W&L) no result
6. Tyler Searcy (VWC) vs. Thomas Johnson (W&L) no result
Doubles competition
1. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Drew Tomajczyk/Graham Wilson (VWC) 8-6
2. Christopher Hu/Hayden White (W&L) def. Spenser Bullock/Adam Owen Ferrari (VWC) 8-1
3. Brian Krouskos/Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Tyler Chang/Lawrence Hunter (VWC) 8-1
Match Notes
Virginia Wesleyan 4-5, 1-2
Washington and Lee 7-2, 5-0; National ranking #23