April 20, 2012

Washington & Lee Takes 9-0 Win Over Hampden-Sydney.

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA - THe Washington & Lee University tennis team took a 9-0 win over Hampden-Sydney on Friday afternoon.

The teams of Kevin Calhoun (Richmond, VA / Mills Godwin) / Watt Mountcastle (Richmond, VA / Freemanand Barrett Polan (Greenwich, CT / Greenwich) / Zack King (Henrico, VA / Mills Godwin) lost 8-2 at #1 and #2 doubles while Ryan Davis (Roanoke, VA / Cave Spring) and Franklin Bowers (New Bern, NC / Arendell Parrott Academy) lost 8-3.

Calhoun took a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Hayden White, one of the favorites for ODAC Player of the Year, and King suffered a 6-2, 6-1 loss at #2. Jeremy Becht handed Davis a a 6-1, 6-2 defeat, and Houghton Flanagan (Charlotte, NC / Myers Park) lost 6-0, 6-2. Polan and Mountcastle rounded out singles play with 6-0, 6-0 losses.

Hampden-Sydney, the #6 seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament, will face #3 seed Guilford at 12:30 on Sunday in the ODAC Tournament Quarterfinals.