May 22, 2014

Shamshiri and Holt Advance in NCAA Doubles Championship

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Washington and Lee junior Taylor Shamshiri (Austin, Texas / ATA College Prep) and sophomore Michael Holt (Henrico, Va. / Mills Godwin) were in action on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship held at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on the campus of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. 

Shamshiri and Holt won their opening match by a score of 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 over Danny Knight and Oliver Loutsenko of Skidmore to advance to the quarterfinals.

The W&L duo will take on the second-seeded team of Jeremy Bush and Ross Putterman of Washington University of St. Louis on Friday at 3:00 pm Pacific Time.  Shamshiri and Holt defeated the same Wash U. tandem in the quarterfinals of the 2013 NCAA Doubles Championship by a score of 6-2, 6-4.

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