March 17, 2013

W&L Men's Tennis Defeats Emory & Henry, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 23rd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team completed its fourth match of the weekend, defeating Emory & Henry by a score of 5-0 on Sunday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals took all three doubles matches and posted wins at No. 1 singles and No. 4 singles to close out the match that was played to decision.

With the win, W&L improved to 8-3 overall and 6-0 in the ODAC, while the Wasps fell to 8-2 and 3-1 in conference play.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Thursday when it hosts Bridgewater for a 4:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Emory & Henry vs Washington and Lee (Mar 16, 2013)

#23 Washington and Lee 5, Emory & Henry 0
Mar 16, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. James Keighley (E&H) 7-5, 6-1
2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) vs. Alex Minasyan (E&H) 3-2, unfinished
3. Michael Holt (W&L) vs. Matt Nelson (E&H) 4-5, unfinished
4. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Adam Henderson (E&H) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Michael Holt/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Matt Nelson/Adam Henderson (E&H) 8-6
2. Hayden White/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. James Keighley/Webster Gilley (E&H) 8-4
3. Brian Krouskos/Thomas Johnson (W&L) def. Alex Minasyan/Zach Eccher (E&H) 9-7
Match Notes
Emory & Henry 8-2, 3-1
Washington and Lee 8-3, 6-0; National ranking #23