March 18, 2012

#16 UMW Men's Tennis Falls at Washington & Lee, 5-4

The University of Mary Washington men's tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision at Washington & Lee University on Sunday. The Eagles won four singles matches, but were behind 3-0 after doubles. UMW falls to 4-8 and will return to action on Friday when they host North Carolina Wesleyan College at 3:30 p.m.

Washington and Lee 5, \#16 Mary Washington 4

 Singles competition
1. Hayden White (W&L) def. Evan Charles (UMW) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alex Blakhin (UMW) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
3. Tyler Carey (UMW) def. Michael Goldstein (W&L) 6-0, 6-4
4. Will Apperson (UMW) def. Jeremy Becht (W&L) 6-4, 4-6, 10-6
5. Riley Baver (UMW) def. Christopher Hu (W&L) 2-6, 6-4, 10-7
6. Michael Freeman (W&L) def. Donato Rizzolo (UMW) 6-4, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Michael Goldstein/Mac Davis (W&L) def. Donato Rizzolo/Evan Charles (UMW) 8-6
2. Hayden White/Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Riley Baver/Kaleb Nguyen (UMW) 8-3
3. Jeremy Becht/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Alex Blakhin/Tyler Carey (UMW) 8-4

Match Notes:
Mary Washington 4-8; National ranking \#16
Washington and Lee 10-3