W&L Men's Tennis Cruises Past VWC in ODAC Semis, 5-0

W&L Men's Tennis Cruises Past VWC in ODAC Semis, 5-0

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team posted a 5-0 decision over fourth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinals of the ODAC Tourament on Saturday at VWU.

The Generals easily took all three doubles matches and then closed out the match with wins by sophomore Harry Shepherd (Ridgewood, N.J. / St. George's School) at No. 1 singles and sophomore Charlie Kittredge (Alexandria, Va. / Field School) at No. 3 singles.

W&L improved to 11-6 with the win.  VWU fell to 13-7 with the loss.

Washington and Lee will take on the winner of a match between second-seeded Guilford and third-seeded Hampden-Sydney in the title match on Sunday at 10:30 am.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Virginia Wesleyan (05/05/2018)

Washington and Lee 5, Virginia Wesleyan 0
05/05/2018 at Virginia Beach, Va. (Everett Tennis Center)
 

Singles competition
1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Paul Gladstone (VWUM) 6-0, 6-1
2. Andreas Combos (VWUM) vs. Mitchell Thomas (WLU) 3-6, 1-3, unfinished
3. Charlie Kittredge (WLU) def. Nick Gunther (VWUM) 6-3, 6-0
4. Mitchell Perry (VWUM) vs. Tyebo Loan (WLU) 4-6, 0-2, unfinished
5. Anthony Wilson (VWUM) vs. Noah Tapp (WLU) 6-6, unfinished
6. Michael Portera (VWUM) vs. Jack Johnson (WLU) 6-4, 2-2, unfinished

 

Doubles competition
1. Mitchell Thomas/Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Mitchell Perry/Nick Gunther (VWUM) 8-2
2. Tyebo Loan/Charlie Kittredge (WLU) def. Michael Portera/Paul Gladstone (VWUM) 8-4
3. Jack Johnson/Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Andreas Combos/Anthony Wilson (VWUM) 8-3

 

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 11-6
Virginia Wesleyan 13-8