W&L Men's Tennis Knocks Off No. 29 Swarthmore, 6-3

W&L Men's Tennis Knocks Off No. 29 Swarthmore, 6-3

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 38th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team knocked off No. 29 Swarthmore by a score of 6-3 on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals came away victors in two of the three doubles matches and won at Nos. 1-2 singles and 4-5 singles to take the match.

With the win, W&L improved to 5-1 overall.  Swarthmore fell to 0-3 with the loss.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it hosts No. 28 Sewanee for a 10:00 am match.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Swarthmore vs Washington and Lee (Mar 04, 2017)

#38 Washington and Lee 6, #29 Swarthmore 3
Mar 04, 2017 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Jordan Krasner (WLUM) def. Mark Fallati (SWATM) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
2. Will Bannister (WLUM) def. John Larkin (SWATM) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
3. Simon Vernier (SWATM) def. Zack Ely (WLUM) 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3
4. Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) def. Ari Cepelewicz (SWATM) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
5. Mac Zheng (WLUM) def. Josh Powell (SWATM) 6-1, 4-6, 10-8
6. Kevin Xu (SWATM) def. Thomas Harmon (WLUM) 7-6 (7-2), 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Josh Powell/Mark Fallati (SWATM) def. Charlie Kittredge/Will Bannister (WLUM) 8-6
2. Thomas Harmon/Mac Zheng (WLUM) def. Simon Vernier/Ari Cepelewicz (SWATM) 8-4
3. Jordan Krasner/Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) def. John Larkin/Blake Oetting (SWATM) 8-1
Match Notes
Swarthmore 0-3; National ranking #29
Washington and Lee 5-1; National ranking #38