LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 38th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a tight 5-4 decision to 28th-ranked Sewanee on Sunday morning at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
Sewanee grabbed a 2-1 lead following the doubles competition and salvaged a split of the six singles matches to walk away with the narrow victory. Two of the matches, No. 3 singles and No. 6 singles, went to a third set. Each team took one of those matches.
With the win, the Tigers improved to 8-1 overall. W&L slipped to 5-2 on the season.
The Generals return to action on Wednesday when they host Shenandoah for a 4:00 pm match.
Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Sewanee vs Washington and Lee (Mar 05, 2017)
#28 Sewanee 5, #38 Washington and Lee 4
Mar 05, 2017 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)
|1. Avery Schober (UOS) def. Jordan Krasner (WLUM) 6-4, 6-4|
|2. Will Bannister (WLUM) def. Andres Carro (UOS) 6-3, 6-3|
|3. Davis Owen (UOS) def. Zack Ely (WLUM) 4-6, 7-5, 6-3|
|4. Jack Gray (UOS) def. Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) 6-1, 6-4|
|5. Mac Zheng (WLUM) def. Aubrey Davis (UOS) 6-4, 6-1|
|6. Thomas Harmon (WLUM) def. Jordan Brewer (UOS) 6-4, 0-6, 6-4|
|1. Jack Gray/Fletcher Kerr (UOS) def. Will Bannister/Charlie Kittredge (WLUM) 8-1|
|2. Avery Schober/Andres Carro (UOS) def. Mac Zheng/Thomas Harmon (WLUM) 8-4|
|3. Jordan Krasner/Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) def. Aubrey Davis/Jordan Brewer (UOS) 8-5|
|Sewanee 8-1; National ranking #28|
|Washington and Lee 5-2; National ranking #38|