W&L Men's Tennis Opens with a 9-0 Win Over Emory & Henry

Mitchell Thomas

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team opened its 2019-20 campaign with an ODAC conference victory over Emory & Henry on Wednesday afternoon at the Upper Courts.

W&L took all six singles matches in straight sets and the Generals dropped just eight games across the three doubles matches en route to the sweep.

Washington and Lee is now 1-0 overall and 1-0 in the ODAC.  Emory & Henry fell to 1-1 on the season, 0-1 in conference play.

The Generals will return to action on October 4-6 when they compete in the ITA Southeast Region Championships held at Mary Washington.

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Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Emory & Henry vs Washington and Lee (Sep 25, 2019)

Washington and Lee 9, Emory & Henry 0
Sep 25, 2019 at Lexington, Va. (Upper Courts)

Singles competition
1. Mitchell Thomas (WLUM) def. Brandon McGuire (E&HM) 6-1, 6-3
2. Evan Brady (WLUM) def. Archer Marlow (E&HM) 6-3, 6-3
3. John Rudden (WLUM) def. Dalton Shipley (E&HM) 6-0, 6-0
4. John Schleider (WLUM) def. Adam Terry (E&HM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Mac Morehead (WLUM) def. Grayson McCarty (E&HM) 6-2, 6-1
6. Blake Cilmi (WLUM) def. Cooper Garrett (E&HM) 6-1, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. Evan Brady/Noah Tapp (WLUM) def. Adam Terry/Brandon McGuire (E&HM) 8-3
2. Tye Loan/John Rudden (WLUM) def. Archer Marlow/Cooper Garrett (E&HM) 8-5
3. Julian Hadad/James Torbert (WLUM) def. Grayson McCarty/Dalton Shipley (E&HM) 8-0


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