UMW Men's Tennis Picks Up Pair of Wins on Saturday

Fredericksburg, Va.-- The #17 University of Mary Washington men's tennis team defeated CAC rival York 9-0, before defeating Swarthmore 7-2 on Saturday. The wins move the Eagles to 16-4, 4-0 CAC on the year. 

In the first match of the day, UMW easily knocked off York, 9-0 winning every match in straight sets. The Eagles tandem of Tyler Carey and Evan Charles picked up an 8-3 win at one doubles, while Andrew Curtis and David Lunding-Johansson won 8-1 at two. Scott Buie and Alex Cragg picked up the other win, 8-2 at three doubles.

Singles saw all six Eagles win in straight sets. Andrew Curtis (one singles) and Brandon Griffin (four singles) both won by a score of 6-0, 6-0. Scott Buie and Alex Cragg each won 6-1, 6-4 at number two and three respectively. Stratton Gilmore was a 6-1, 6-0 winner at five singles, with Alex Blakhin completing the sweep at six singles, 6-0, 6-2. 

In the second match against Swarthmore, UMW won all three doubles and four of six singles matchups to earn the victory. Carey and Charles picked up an 8-4 win at number one, while Gilmore and Griffin were 9-7 winners at two doubles. Andrew Curtis and David Lunding-Johansson completed the double sweep with an 8-3 victory at three.

The Eagles won at number one, three, five and six singles to earn the 7-2 win. Carey won 6-2, 6-2 at one singles, with Gilmore picking up a win at three singles; four and three. Lunding-Johansson triumphed at five singles 6-3, 6-0. Brandon Griffin was the other Eagle winner, going 6-4, 6-4 at six singles.

UMW is back on the courts next Saturday, April 12th when they travel to Salisbury. First with the Sea Gulls is set for 1:00 p.m.

#17 University of Mary Washington 9, York (Pa.) 0
Apr 05, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va. 


Singles competition
1. CURTIS, Andrew (UMWMT) def. Tyler Cheatham (YCP) 6-0, 6-0
2. BUIE, Scott (UMWMT) def. Matt Rosenkrantz (YCP) 6-1, 6-4
3. CRAGG, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Nathaniel Hoskins (YCP) 6-1, 6-4
4. GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Daniel Erk (YCP) 6-0, 6-0
5. GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) def. Kaltrin Bullaj (YCP) 6-1, 6-0
6. BLAKHIN, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Jake Greenstein (YCP) 6-0, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler/CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. Tyler Cheatham/Daniel Erk (YCP) 8-3
2. CURTIS, Andrew/LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) def. Zach Hanson/Rory Handlin (YCP) 8-1
3. BUIE, Scott/CRAGG, Alexander (UMWMT) def. Nathaniel Hoskins/Jake Greenstein (YCP) 8-2

#17 University of Mary Washington 7, Swartmore College 2
Apr 05, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va. 


Singles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler (UMWMT) def. Anthony Collard (SWAT) 6-2, 6-2
2. Max Kaye (SWAT) def. BLAKHIN, Alexander (UMWMT) 6-3, 6-4, 1-0 (13-11)
3. GILMORE, Stratton (UMWMT) def. Preston Poon (SWAT) 6-4, 6-3
4. John Larkin (SWAT) def. CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) 7-5, 6-2
5. LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) def. Irving Stone (SWAT) 6-3, 6-0
6. GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Dan Park (SWAT) 6-4, 6-4


Doubles competition
1. CAREY, Tyler/CHARLES, Evan (UMWMT) def. Max Kaye/Harrison Lands (SWAT) 8-4
2. GILMORE, Stratton/GRIFFIN, Brandon (UMWMT) def. Anthony Collard/Thomas Vernier (SWAT) 9-7
3. CURTIS, Andrew/LUNDIG-JOHANSSON, Da (UMWMT) def. Dan Park/Christian Carcione (SWAT) 8-3