Men's Tennis vs. Hampden-Sydney

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 25th-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team fell to second-seeded Hampden-Sydney by a score of 5-3 in the ODAC Championship match on Sunday afternoon at the W&L Courts.

For W&L (15-6), the loss snapped a string of 13-consecutive league titles and was the first setback to an ODAC school since falling to the Tigers midway through the 2000 season.

Hampden-Sydney (13-5) receives the ODAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament while the Generals must wait to see if they are awarded an at-large bid.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Hampden-Sydney vs Washington and Lee (Apr 26, 2009)
Hampden-Sydney 5, #25 Washington and Lee 3
Apr 26, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. William Moss (HSC) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 7-5, 6-2
2. Rich Pugh (HSC) vs. Jeremy Becht (W&L) no result
3. Shad Harrell (HSC) def. Brent Meyers (W&L) 6-3, 6-3
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Kevin Calhoun (HSC) 6-4, 6-4
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Zack Pack (HSC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Philip Parrish (HSC) def. Tim Watson (W&L) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. William Moss/Rich Pugh (HSC) def. Will Hall/Tim Watson (W&L) 8-3
2. Shad Harrell/Kevin Calhoun (HSC) def. Jamie McCardell/Alex Brooke (W&L) 8-6
3. Jeremy Becht/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Tal Covington/Philip Parrish (HSC) 8-4

Match Notes
Hampden-Sydney 13-5
Washington and Lee 15-6; National ranking #25
Finals of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Roanoke

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 25th-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team advanced to the ODAC Championship match with an 8-1 win over fourth-seeded Roanoke on Saturday. 

The Generals will face second-seeded Hampden-Sydney in the ODAC finals on Sunday at 12:00 pm.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Roanoke vs Washington and Lee (Apr 25, 2009)
#25 Washington and Lee 8, Roanoke 1
Apr 25, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Jon Roy (RC) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 4-6, 6-4, 12-10
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Sam Sherrill (RC) 7-5, 6-0
3. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Drew Rogers (RC) 7-5, 6-3
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Sam Jordan (RC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Pete DeWitt (RC) 6-0, 6-2
6. Tim Watson (W&L) def. Alex Lyons (RC) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Tim Watson/Will Hall (W&L) def. Jon Roy/Sam Sherrill (RC) 8-4
2. Jamie McCardell/Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Pete DeWitt/Sam Jordan (RC) 8-1
3. Jeremy Becht/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Alex Lyons/Drew Rogers (RC) 8-2

Match Notes
Roanoke 7-8
Washington and Lee 15-5; National ranking #25

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Guilford

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 25th-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee men's tennis team defeated eighth-seeded Guilford, 9-0, in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Friday at the W&L Courts.

The Generals will take on either fourth-seeded Roanoke or fifth-seeded Emory & Henry in the semifinals on Saturday at 9:30 am as they pursue their 14th-straight conference crown.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Guilford vs Washington and Lee (Apr 24, 2009)
Washington and Lee 9, Guilford 0
Apr 24, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Will Mason-Deese (GC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Alec Chase (GC) 6-1, 6-3
3. Tim Watson (W&L) def. Patrick Childs (GC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Ben Lewis (GC) 6-1, 6-2
5. Will Hall (W&L) def. Billy Dennis (GC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Mac Davis (W&L) def. Garrett Tanner (GC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Will Hall/Tim Watson (W&L) def. Will Mason-Deese/Alec Chase (GC) 9-7
2. Alex Brooke/Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Ben Lewis/Patrick Childs (GC) 8-6
3. Jonathan Gaffney/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Garrett Tanner/Billy Dennis (GC) 8-1

Match Notes
Guilford 3-10
Washington and Lee 14-5

 

 

Men's Tennis at Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- The 25th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to sixth-ranked Middlebury College on Wednesday afternoon to fall to 13-5 overall.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Middlebury (Apr 15, 2009)
#6 Middlebury 8, #25 Washington and Lee 1
Apr 15, 2009 at Middlebury, Vt.

Singles competition
1. Conrad Olson (MIDD) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-4, 6-0
2. Andrew Thomson (MIDD) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-0, 6-3
3. Andrew Lee (MIDD) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
4. Andrew Peters (MIDD) def. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 6-0, 6-1
5. Peter Odell (MIDD) def. Michael Freeman (W&L) 7-5, 6-3
6. Derrick Angle (MIDD) def. Alex Brooke (W&L) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Andrew Thomson/David Farah (MIDD) def. Will Hall/Tim Watson (W&L) 8-1
2. Conrad Olson/Andrew Lee (MIDD) def. Jeremy Becht/Jamie McCardell (W&L) 8-1
3. Jonathan Gaffney/Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Andrew Peters/Rich Bonfiglio (MIDD) 8-6

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 13-5; National ranking #25
Middlebury 14-2; National ranking #6

 

 

Men's Tennis at Skidmore

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The 21st-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team fell to 13-4 on the season with a 5-4 loss to 22nd-ranked Skidmore College on Tuesday evening.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Skidmore (Apr 14, 2009)
#22 Skidmore 5, #21 Washington and Lee 4
Apr 14, 2009 at Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Singles competition
1. Carl-Eric Girardin (SKID) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-4, 0-6, 7-6 (7-3)
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Yahia Imam (SKID) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
3. Lorenzo Cabrera (SKID) def. Will Hall (W&L) 6-1, 6-0
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Spencer Cheng (SKID) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
5. Luke Granger (SKID) def. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3
6. Ethan Bond (SKID) def. Michael Freeman (W&L) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Will Hall/Tim Watson (W&L) def. T.J. David/Carl-Eric Girardin (SKID) 9-7
2. Spencer Cheng/Lorenzo Cabrera (SKID) def. Jeremy Becht/Jamie McCardell (W&L) 8-6
3. Alex Brooke/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Luke Granger/Yahia Imam (SKID) 9-7

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 13-4; National ranking #21
Skidmore 13-2; National ranking #22

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Swarthmore

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 13-3 overall with a 7-2 win over Swarthmore on Sunday afternoon.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Swarthmore vs Washington and Lee (Mar 29, 2009)
#19 Washington and Lee 7, Swarthmore 2
Mar 29, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Stephen Youngblood (SWAT) 6-0, 1-6, 6-4
2. Kevin Shaughnessy (SWAT) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-4, 6-4
3. Zak Kelm (SWAT) def. Brent Meyers (W&L) 7-6, 6-7, 11-9
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. J.J. England (SWAT) 6-1, 6-2
5. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Mark Wee (SWAT) 4-6, 6-1, 11-9
6. Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Mark Greenburg (SWAT) 2-6, 6-3, 10-8

Doubles competition
1. Tim Watson/Will Hall (W&L) def. Zak Kelm/Kevin Shaughnessy (SWAT) 9-7
2. Jeremy Becht/Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Stephen Youngblood/Mark Wee (SWAT) 9-7
3. Alex Brooke/Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Mark Greenburg/Maxwell Bressmen (SWAT) 8-6

Match Notes
Swarthmore 3-5
Washington and Lee 13-3; National ranking #19

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Averett

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 12-3 on the season with a 6-3 win over Averett University on Friday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Averett University vs Washington and Lee (Mar 27, 2009)
#19 Washington and Lee 6, Averett University 3
Mar 27, 2009 at Lexington, VA

Singles competition
1. TAPANAINEN, Juuso (AUM) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-4, 6-1
2. LOOCK, Dean (AUM) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 7-5, 0-6, 6-4
3. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. RUIZ, Xavier (AUM) 6-3, 7-5
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. DIAZ, Marcelo (AUM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. JALKANEN, Joonas (AUM) 6-2, 6-2
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. WAHEEB, Samuel (AUM) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. TAPANAINEN, Juuso/LOOCK, Dean (AUM) def. Will Hall/Tim Watson (W&L) 8-5
2. Jamie McCardell/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. RUIZ, Xavier/DIAZ, Marcelo (AUM) 9-7
3. Jonathan Gaffney/Brent Meyers (W&L) def. JALKANEN, Joonas/WAHEEB, Samuel (AUM) 8-5

Match Notes
Averett University 6-4
Washington and Lee 12-3; National ranking #19

 

Men's Tennis at Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team ran its record to 11-3 overall and 9-0 in the ODAC with a 9-0 sweep of Lynchburg on Tuesday evening. With the loss, the Hornets slip to 1-7, 1-2 on the season.

Washington and Lee 9, Lynchburg College 0
Mar 24, 2009 at Lynchburg, VA


Singles competition
1. Will Hall (W&L) def. Kristian Richardson (LCMEN) 6-4, 6-2
2. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Daniel Civis (LCMEN) 6-4, 6-0
3. Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Brandon Brown (LCMEN) 6-3, 6-1
4. Tim Watson (W&L) def. Nicholas Carroll (LCMEN) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mac Davis (W&L) def. Brian Nelson (LCMEN) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jacob Weinstein (W&L) def. Kyler Paluga (LCMEN) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Alex Brooke/Tim Watson (W&L) def. Kristian Richardson/Daniel Civis (LCMEN) 8-2
2. Michael Freeman/Will Hall (W&L) def. Brandon Brown/Kyler Paluga (LCMEN) 8-0
3. Mac Davis/Jacob Weinstein (W&L) def. Brian Nelson/Robert Martin (LCMEN) 8-1

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 11-3/9-0 ODAC
Lynchburg College 1-7/1-2 ODAC
T-2:15 A-20

Men's Tennis vs. Carnegie Mellon

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to 16th-ranked Carnegie Mellon on Saturday morning at the W&L Outdoor Courts.  The Generals are now 10-3 on the season.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Carnegie Mellon University vs Washington and Lee (Mar 21, 2009)
#16 Carnegie Mellon University 8, #19 Washington and Lee 1
Mar 21, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Alex Nemerov (CMUM) def. Brent Meyers (W&L) 7-6, 6-0
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Bobby MacTaggart (CMUM) 6-3, 6-0
3. Jon Spero (CMUM) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-3, 6-0
4. Yiran Liu (CMUM) def. Michael Freeman (W&L) 6-4, 6-0
5. Jeremy King (CMUM) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 2-6, 6-2, 10-4
6. Nikola Ljuboja (CMUM) def. Parker Swenson (W&L) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Bobby MacTaggart/Jon Spero (CMUM) def. Alex Brooke/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 8-2
2. Alex Nemerov/Yiran Liu (CMUM) def. Jamie McCardell/Brent Meyers (W&L) 8-6
3. James Muliawan/Nikola Ljuboja (CMUM) def. Michael Freeman/Jeremy Becht (W&L) 8-5

Match Notes
Carnegie Mellon University 11-3; National ranking #16
Washington and Lee 10-3; National ranking #19

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Hampden-Sydney

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 10-2 overall and 8-0 in the ODAC with a 7-2 win over Hampden-Sydney on Friday afternoon in Lexington, Va.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Hampden-Sydney vs Washington and Lee (Mar 20, 2009)
#19 Washington and Lee 7, Hampden-Sydney 2
Mar 20, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. William Moss (HSC) def. Brent Meyers (W&L) 6-1, 6-4
2. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Shad Harrell (HSC) 6-2, 6-2
3. Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Zack Pack (HSC) 6-1, 6-4
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Kevin Clahoun (HSC) 7-5, 6-1
5. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Tal Covington (HSC) 6-1, 6-0
6. Philip Parrish (HSC) def. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 2-6, 7-6, 10-5

Exhibition
Mac Davis (W&L) def. Kenneth Holzapfel (HSC); 6-2, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Alex Brooke/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Kenneth Holzapfel/William Moss (HSC) 8-1
2. Jamie McCardell/Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Kevin Clahoun/Shad Harrell (HSC) 8-4
3. Jeremy Becht/Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Zack Pack/Tal Covington (HSC) 8-3

Match Notes
Hampden-Sydney 4-3, 3-1
Washington and Lee 10-2, 8-0; National ranking #19

 

Men's Tennis vs. Randolph

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 18th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 9-2 overall and 7-0 in the ODAC with a 9-0 victory over Randolph College on Monday afternoon.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Randolph College vs Washington and Lee (Mar 16, 2009)
#18 Washington and Lee 9, Randolph College 0
Mar 16, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Parker Swenson (W&L) def. Tom Cooper (RANDM) 8-0
2. Tim Watson (W&L) def. Enrique Orozco (RANDM) 8-0
3. Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Yanpaing Oo (RANDM) 8-1
4. Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Reid Winkler (RANDM) 8-0
5. Mac Davis (W&L) def. Ludovic Lemaitre (RANDM) 8-0
6. Will Hall (W&L) def. Tashi Dhondup (RANDM) 8-0

Doubles competition
1. Alex Brooke/Tim Watson (W&L) def. Enrique Orozco/Tom Cooper (RANDM) 8-1
2. Parker Swenson/Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Reid Winkler/Yanpaing Oo (RANDM) 8-0
3. Mac Davis/Will Hall (W&L) def. Carl Coffey/Allan Marrs (RANDM) 8-0

Match Notes
Randolph College 1-5, 0-3 ODAC
Washington and Lee 9-2, 7-0 ODAC; National ranking #18

 

 

Men's Tennis at Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The 18th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision to 12th-ranked Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon.  The loss dropped W&L to 8-2 on the season.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Mary Washington (Mar 14, 2009)
#12 Mary Washington 7, #18 Washington and Lee 2
Mar 14, 2009 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Singles competition
1. John James (UMW) def. Brent Meyers (W&L) 6-4, 6-3
2. Randy Loden (UMW) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-4, 6-4
3. Jason Dunn (UMW) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
4. Riley Baver (UMW) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
5. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Andrew Frisk (UMW) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Evan Goff (UMW) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Kaz Murata/Randy Loden (UMW) def. Jonathan Gaffney/Tim Watson (W&L) 8-1
2. Evan Goff/Andrew Frisk (UMW) def. Jamie McCardell/Brent Meyers (W&L) 8-2
3. Jason Dunn/John James (UMW) def. Jeremy Becht/Alex Brooke (W&L) 8-3

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 8-2; National ranking #18
Mary Washington 5-6; National ranking #12

 

 

Men's Tennis at Roanoke

SALEM, Va. -- The 18th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team won its seventh-straight match with a 7-2 victory over Roanoke College on Tuesday evening in Salem, Va.  With the win, W&L improved to 8-1 overall and 6-0 in the ODAC.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Roanoke College (Mar 10, 2009)
#18 Washington and Lee 7, Roanoke College 2
Mar 10, 2009 at Salem, Va.

Singles competition
1. Roy, Jon (RCMTN09) def. Alex Brooke (W&L) 6-4, 1-6, 10-2
2. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Sherrill, Sam (RCMTN09) 6-1, 6-4
3. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Rodgers, Drew (RCMTN09) 6-2, 6-2
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Jordan, Sam (RCMTN09) 6-2, 6-3
5. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. DeWitt, Pete (RCMTN09) 6-1, 6-4
6. Parker Swenson (W&L) def. Lyons, Alex (RCMTN09) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Sherrill, Sam/Roy, Jon (RCMTN09) def. Jonathan Gaffney/Brent Meyers (W&L) 8-4
2. Jeremy Becht/Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Jordan, Sam/Lyons, Alex (RCMTN09) 8-1
3. Will Hall/Parker Swenson (W&L) def. DeWitt, Pete/Rodgers, Drew (RCMTN09) 8-2

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 8-1, 6-0; National ranking #18
Roanoke College 0-2, 0-1

 

 

Men's Tennis at Virginia Wesleyan

ASHLAND, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team moved to 7-1 on the season and 5-0 in the ODAC with a 9-0 sweep of Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.

#19 Washington and Lee 9, Virginia Wesleyan 0
Mar 07, 2009 at Ashland, Va
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Singles competition
1. Will Hall (W&L) def. Steven Wright (VWC) 6-3, 6-0
2. Mac Davis (W&L) def. Lee Cebula (VWC) 6-0, 6-1
3. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Sal Sarainti (VWC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Luke Blum (VWC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jacob Weinstein (W&L) def. Darrell Fountain (VWC) 6-1, 6-0
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Bryan Hutchinson (VWC) 8-0

Doubles competition
1. Jonathan Gaffney/Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Steven Wright/Lee Cebula (VWC) 8-1
2. Brian Roberts/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Luke Blum/Sal Sarainti (VWC) 8-0
3. Will Hall/Jacob Weinstein (W&L) def. Darrell Fountain/Bryan Hutchinson (VWC) 8-0

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 7-1, 5-0 ODAC; National ranking #19

Men's Tennis at Randolph-Macon

ASHLAND, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team remained perfect in ODAC-play with a 9-0 sweep of Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon.

 

Washington and Lee 9, Randolph-Macon 0
Mar 07, 2009 at Ashland, Va.


Singles competition
1. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Marc Mauer (RMC) 6-1, 6-0
2. Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Frank Doherty (RMC) 6-2, 6-3
3. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Chris Picarde (RMC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Kevin Lloyd (RMC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Parker Swenson (W&L) def. Dan Doherty (RMC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Tristan McDonald (RMC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Alex Brooke/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Marc Mauer/Frank Doherty (RMC) 8-1
2. Ben Fass/Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Kevin Lloyd/Dan Doherty (RMC) 8-0
3. Brian Roberts/Parker Swenson (W&L) def. Jim Sweet/Tristan McDonald (RMC) 8-0

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 6-1, 4-0 ODAC

Men's Tennis vs. Christopher Newport

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 5-4 victory over 24th-ranked Christopher Newport on Sunday afternoon.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Christopher Newport vs Washington and Lee (Mar 01, 2009)

#19 Washington and Lee 5, #24 Christopher Newport 4
Mar 01, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Eric Shulman (CNU) def. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 6-0, 6-0
2. Lorenzo Sison (CNU) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-4, 6-3
3. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Dustin Nelson (CNU) 6-1, 6-3
4. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Martin Brown (CNU) 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 (10-8)
5. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Dylan Young (CNU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. John Braig (CNU) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Eric Shulman/Dustin Nelson (CNU) def. Jamie McCardell/Tim Watson (W&L) 8-5
2. Lorenzo Sison/John Braig (CNU) def. Brent Meyers/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 8-6
3. Jeremy Becht/Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Martin Brown/Dylan Young (CNU) 9-7

Match Notes
Christopher Newport 0-2; National ranking #24
Washington and Lee 5-1; National ranking #19

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Salisbury

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team produced a thrilling 5-4 victory over Salisbury on Saturday morning to improve to 3-1 on the season.  First-year Michael Freeman (Portland, Ore./Jesuit) clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 6 singles.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Salisbury vs Washington and Lee (Feb 28, 2009)

Washington and Lee 5, Salisbury 4
Feb 28, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Scott Burtzlaff (SAL) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-7 (6-8), 6-1, 6-2
2. Evan Thomas (SAL) def. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) 6-1, 6-3
3. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. David Lupinetti (SAL) 7-5, 6-4
4. Daniel Barnas (SAL) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
5. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Andrew Nottage (SAL) 6-3, 6-1
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Sasha Felikson (SAL) 6-2, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Evan Thomas/Scott Burtzlaff (SAL) def. Tim Watson/Jamie McCardell (W&L) 8-5
2. Jonathan Gaffney/Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Daniel Barnas/Andrew Nottage (SAL) 9-7
3. Alex Brooke/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. David Lupinetti/Marcus Robinson (SAL) 8-2

Match Notes
Salisbury 0-1
Washington and Lee 3-1

 

 

Men's Tennis vs. Bridgewater

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the ODAC with an 8-1 win over Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon.

Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Bridgewater vs Washington and Lee (Feb 28, 2009)

Washington and Lee 8, Bridgewater 1
Feb 28, 2009 at Lexington, Va.

Singles competition
1. Brian Remsch (BC) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-4, 5-7, 10-7
2. Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Ryan Radke (BC) 6-3, 6-4
3. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Chris Radke (BC) 6-2, 6-1
4. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Teddy Callow (BC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Brian Roberts (W&L) def. Brad DeWitt (BC) 6-0, 6-4
6. Alex Brooke (W&L) def. Brent Floyd (BC) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Tim Watson/Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Ryan Radke/Brian Remsch (BC) 8-4
2. Brent Meyers/Jonathan Gaffney (W&L) def. Chris Radke/Brad DeWitt (BC) 8-2
3. Alex Brooke/Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Teddy Callow/Andrew Thornton (BC) 8-2

Match Notes
Bridgewater 0-1, 0-1
Washington and Lee 4-1, 3-0

 

 

Men's Tennis at Guilford

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team improved to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the conference with a 9-0 victory over Guilford on Wednesday afternoon at Barber Park. The Generals return to competition on Sat., Feb. 28 when they host Salisbury for a 9:00 am match.

Washington and Lee vs Guilford (Feb 18, 2009)
Washington and Lee 9, Guilford 0
Feb 18, 2009 at Greensboro, N.C.

Singles competition
1. Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Will Mason-Deese (GC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Alec Chase (GC) 6-3, 6-1
3. Tim Watson (W&L) def. Patrick Childs (GC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Ben Lewis (GC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Brandon Johnson (GC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Garrett Tanner (GC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Tim Watson/Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Will Mason-Deese/Alec Chase (GC) 8-1
2. Brent Meyers/Ben Fass (W&L) def. Patrick Childs/Ben Lewis (GC) 8-1
3. Jeremy Becht/Will Hall (W&L) def. Brandon Johnson/Billy Dennis (GC) 8-0

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 2-1, 2-0
Guilford 0-2, 0-1

 

 

 

Men's Tennis at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team fell to 1-1 overall with a 6-1 loss to Division I Furman on Tuesday evening. The Generals will return to action on Wednesday at Guilford College.

Washington and Lee vs Furman (Feb 17, 2009)
Furman 6, Washington and Lee 1
Feb 17, 2009 at Greenville, N.C.

Singles competition
1. Bo Ladyman (FU) def. Jamie McCardell (W&L) 6-3, 6-3
2. Philipp Fuelkell (FU) def. Brent Meyers (W&L) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2
3. Sawyer Duncan (FU) def. Tim Watson (W&L) 6-2, 6-0
4. Jordan Walters (FU) def. Ben Fass (W&L) 6-4, 7-5
5. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Watson George (FU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Andrei Chvetsov (FU) def. Michael Freeman (W&L) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Bo Ladyman/Andy Juc (FU) def. Tim Watson/Jamie McCardell (W&L) 8-2
2. Chris Rhyne/Andrei Chvetsov (FU) def. Ben Fass/Brent Meyers (W&L) 8-4
3. Robert Bruner/Watson George (FU) def. Jeremy Becht/Michael Freeman (W&L) 8-1

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 1-1

Furman 2-3

 

Men's Tennis at Emory & Henry

EMORY, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team opened its spring season on Sunday afternoon with a 9-0 victory over Emory & Henry.

Washington and Lee vs Emory & Henry (Feb 15, 2009)
Washington and Lee 9, Emory & Henry 0
Feb 15, 2009 at Emory, Va.

Singles competition
1. Jamie McCardell (W&L) def. Ben Blevins (E&H) 6-3, 6-1
2. Brent Meyers (W&L) def. Chip Wintringham (E&H) 7-5, 6-0
3. Tim Watson (W&L) def. Kelly McCall (E&H) 6-2, 6-3
4. Ben Fass (W&L) def. Michael Rogers (E&H) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jeremy Becht (W&L) def. Brian Butler (E&H) 6-0, 6-0
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Hunter Romano (E&H) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Jamie McCardell/Tim Watson (W&L) def. Ben Blevins/Chip Wintringham (E&H) 8-0
2. Brent Meyers/Ben Fass (W&L) def. Kelly McCall/Michael Rogers (E&H) 8-0
3. Jeremy Becht/Will Hall (W&L) def. Brian Butler/Hunter Romano (E&H) 8-3

Match Notes
Washington and Lee 1-0, 1-0 ODAC
Emory & Henry 2-2, 0-1 ODAC

Men's Tennis at ITA Regionals

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee men’s tennis team continued action at the ITA Southeast Regional on Sunday afternoon on the campus of the University of Mary Washington.

First-year Ben Fass (Baltimore, Md./Friends) was the lone General to compete on Sunday in either the championship singles or doubles brackets. After posting a 2-0 record in the singles bracket on Saturday, Fass fell in the Round of 16 to Randy Loden of Mary Washington by a score of 7-5, 6-2.

Several W&L players were also alive in the singles and doubles consolation brackets. First-year Jeremy Becht (Prospect, Ky./Kentucky Country Day) will continue on Monday morning after notching a pair of wins on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the singles consolation bracket.

Becht began the day with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Sasha Felikson of Salisbury and received a bye before knocking off Swarthmore’s J.J. England, 6-4, 6-2. He then defeated first-year teammate Jonathan Gaffney (Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier) in the quarterfinals by a score of 6-2, 6-7 (4), 10-7.

Becht will face Carnegie Mellon’s Bobby MacTaggert on Monday at 9:00 am.

Men's Tennis at ITA Regionals

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team was in action on Saturday at the ITA Southeast Regional Singles and Doubles Championships hosted by the University of Mary Washington.

In singles play, first-year Ben Fass (Baltimore, Md./Friends) is the lone General to advance through the first day of competition and will take on Mary Washington's Randy Loden on Sunday morning for a berth to the quarterfinals.  Fass posted a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 victory over Orlando Ferrer of Johns Hopkins in the first round.  He then knocked off Dickinson's Ross Anstaett, 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 in the second round.

In doubles, the team of junior Alex Brooke (Colorado Springs, Colo./Cheyenne Mountain) and senior Jamie McCardell (Cornwall, Vt./Episcopal) were the lone W&L duo to record a first round victory, defeating David Lupinetti and Marcus Robinson of Salisbury, 8-5.  However, Brooke and McCardell were knocked off in the second round by Jason Dunn and John James of Mary Washington, 8-4.

Action continues from the ITA Regional on Sunday morning.

Men's Tennis hosts ODAC Individuals

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee men’s tennis team completed play in the ODAC Singles Championship held on Saturday and Sunday at the W&L Courts.

First-year Jeremy Becht paced the Generals’ individuals by winning the championship of the “A” bracket. Becht knocked off second-seeded Kevin Calhoun of Hampden-Sydney in the championship match by a score of 6-3, 6-0. En route to his 4-0 record for the weekend, Becht also knocked off top-seeded Rich Pugh of Hampden-Sydney, 6-4, 7-5.

Fellow first-year Ben Fass also went 4-0 to claim the championship of the “B” bracket. The second seed defeated top-seeded Shad Harrell of Hampden-Sydney, 7-5, 6-2, in the title match.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sept. 20-22 as it competes in the ITA Atlantic South Regional hosted by the University of Mary Washington.

Men's Tennis hosts ODAC Individuals

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee men’s tennis team advanced six individuals to the semifinals of their respective flights at the ODAC Men’s Singles Tournament held at Washington and Lee on Saturday.

W&L first-year Jeremy Becht defeated Lynchburg’s Kristian Richardson and Rich Pugh of Hampden-Sydney to advance to the semi-finals of the “A” Flight where he will take on W&L sophomore Morgan Hopson (Houston, Texas/Saint Thomas). Hopson downed Roanoke’s Hart Callahan and Ryan Radke of Bridgewater to move on.

The Generals also advanced two players to the semifinals in the “C” Flight. First-year Brian Roberts received a first-round bye and then defeated Brent Floyd of Bridgewater to advance, where he will face Hampden-Sydney’s Zach Pack tomorrow. Pack knocked off Robert Martin of Lynchburg and Roanoke’s Ben Tingle to move on. Sophomore Will Hall (Cape Elizabeth, Maine/Cape Elizabeth) also advanced after receiving a first-round bye. He then downed Kyler Paluga of Lynchburg. Hall will face Teddy Callow of Bridgewater, who defeated Hampden-Sydney’s Tal Covington and Chris Wojtera of Emory & Henry.

The ODAC Singles Championship resumes on Sunday morning at 9:00 am.