#17 Eagles Pick Up Two Wins on Saturday Over Southern Virginia and #22 Washington & Lee

The Univeristy of Mary Washington men's tennis team picked up two wins on Saturday over Southern Virginia (9-0) and Washington and Lee (7-2). The #17 Eagles move to 11-2 overall.

The Eagles bested #22 Washington and Lee, winning two of three doubles and five of six singles against the Generals. Tyler Carey and Evan Charles teamed up to win 8-5 at one doubles, while Brandon Griffin and Stratton Gilmore won 8-3 at two doubles.

Five Eagles picked up wins in singles. Carey won at number one (7-5, 4-6, 7-5), while Charles (6-3, 4-6, 6-1) won at three. David Lunding-Johansson (7-6 (9), 6-4), Alex Blakhin (5-7, 6-0, 6-4) and Griffin (four and zero) won the bottom half of the lineup.

The Eagles easily rolled over the Knights, 9-0, winning every match on the day. All six singles matches were won in straight sets.

UMW returns to action next Saturday when they host Bates at 12:00 p.m.

#17 University of Mary Washington 9, Southern Virginia 0
Mar 15, 2014 at Buena Vista, Va.

Singles competition
1. GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Pradeep Ravisankar (SVU) 6-0, 6-0
2. GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) def. Dallin Evans (SVU) 6-1, 6-0
3. BLAKHIN, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Cooper Brown (SVU) 6-0, 6-4
4. CURTIS, Andrew (UMWMT) def. Zac Bowers (SVU) 6-2, 6-2
5. BUIE, Scott (UMWMT) def. Adam Blocher (SVU) 6-3, 6-0
6. CRAGG, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Brian Blocher (SVU) 6-3, 6-2

 

Doubles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler/CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. Pradeep Ravisankar/Dallin Evans (SVU) 8-0
2. GRIFFIN, Brandon/CURTIS, Andrew (UMWMT) def. Cooper Brown/Zac Bowers (SVU) 8-3
3. BUIE, Scott/CRAGG, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Adam Blocher/Brian Blocher (SVU) 8-1

 

 

#17 University of Mary Washington 7, #22 Washington and Lee 2
Mar 15, 2013 at

Singles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler (UMWMT) def. Taylor Shamshiri (W&L) 7-5, 4-6, 7-5
2. Michael Holt (W&L) def. GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) 6-2, 6-2
3. CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. Christopher Hu (W&L) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
4. LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) def. Jordan Krasner (W&L) 7-6 (11-9), 6-4
5. BLAKHIN, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Thomas Johnson (W&L) 5-7, 6-0, 6-4
6. GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Will Bannister (W&L) 6-4, 6-0

 

Doubles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler/CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. Taylor Shamshiri/Michael Holt (W&L) 8-5
2. GILMORE, Stratton/GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Christopher Hu/Thomas Johnson (W&L) 8-3
3. Jordan Krasner/John Kirby (W&L) def. BLAKHIN, Alexander/LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) 8-4