#22 UMW Men's Tennis Falls at #21 Washington & Lee, 5-4

The 22nd ranked University of Mary Washington men's tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision at #21 Washington & Lee University on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles fall to 14-11 on the season.

The Eagles jumped ahead with a pair of wins in doubles. Evan Charles and Sam Wichlin won at one, 8-5, and Alex Blakhin and David Lunding-Johansson won at three, 8-3.

The Eagles cashed in with a pair of wins in singles, including a big win for sophomore Tyler Carey over one of the top singles players in the country in Hayden White, 6-1, 7-5. Kaleb Nguyen won at six, 6-2, 6-2. Evan Charles and Lunding-Johansson carried their matches to three sets before falling.

Washington and Lee Tennis
Mary Washington vs Washington and Lee (May 04, 2013)

#21 Washington and Lee 5, #22 Mary Washington 4
May 04, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (W&L Outdoor Courts)

Singles competition
1. Tyler Carey (UMW) def. Hayden White (W&L) 6-1, 7-5
2. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) def. Alex Blakhin (UMW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Michael Holt (W&L) def. Evan Charles (UMW) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
4. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Sam Wichlin (UMW) 6-4, 6-2
5. Brian Krouskos (W&L) def. D. Lunding-Johansson (UMW) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 6-3
6. Kaleb Nguyen (UMW) def. Vincent Kim (W&L) 6-2, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Evan Charles/Sam Wichlin (UMW) def. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) 8-5
2. Hayden White/Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Tyler Carey/Kaleb Nguyen (UMW) 8-6
3. Alex Blakhin/D. Lunding-Johansson (UMW) def. Brian Krouskos/John Kirby (W&L) 8-3
Match Notes
Mary Washington 14-11; National ranking #22
Washington and Lee 18-5; National ranking #21