March 18, 2014

W&L Men's Tennis Downs Emory & Henry, 8-1

EMORY, Va. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team notched an 8-1 decision over Emory & Henry on Tuesday afternoon in Emory, Va.

The Generals swept the three doubles points, but needed a tiebreaker at No. 1 doubles to take a 9-8 victory.  In singles action, the Wasps recorded a win at No. 1 via a tie-break, but W&L easily claimed the remaining five singles points for the win.

The Blue & White improved to 8-2 overall and 7-0 in the ODAC, while E&H fell to 2-8 overall and 0-3 in the conference.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Thursday when it travels to Shenandoah for a 5:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Emory & Henry (Mar 18, 2014)

#22 Washington and Lee 8, Emory & Henry 1
Mar 18, 2014 at Emory, Va. (Richardson Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Alex Minasyan (E&HM) def. Michael Holt (W&L) 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)
2. Vincent Kim (W&L) def. John Ferguson (E&HM) 6-2, 7-5
3. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. Kamil Aliev (E&HM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Trey Hatcher (W&L) def. Luke Funkhouser (E&HM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Sam Borowsky (W&L) def. Eric Logan (E&HM) 6-0, 6-1
6. Robert Conley (W&L) def. Jonathan Romano (E&HM) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Michael Holt/Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. John Ferguson/Alex Minasyan (E&HM) 9-8 (7-3)
2. Vincent Kim/Trey Hatcher (W&L) def. Kamil Aliev/Luke Funkhouser (E&HM) 8-1
3. Sam Borowsky/Robert Conley (W&L) def. John Hanlon/Jonathan Romano (E&HM) 8-0
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 8-2, 7-0 ODAC; National ranking #22; Regional ranking #4
Emory & Henry 2-8, 0-3 ODAC