College Men’s Tennis Final – #37 Washington and Lee 9, Guilford 0

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Washington and Lee University won a 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s tennis decision at Guilford College Sunday afternoon.

The Generals (6-1, 6-0 ODAC) maintained their perfect league record thanks to hard-fought victories over the Quakers at first and third doubles, as well as fifth singles. Washington and Lee’s top doubles tandem of Jordan Krasner and Will Bannister claimed an 8-6 win over Guilford’s Turner Votipka and Trevor Cox. Christopher Hu and Robert Eckstein pulled out a 9-7 win over the Quakers’ Levi Bruff and Mesa Martorell at third doubles.

Eckstein faced off with Guilford’s Aaron Smedley at fifth singles and pulled out a 6-4, 6-4 win. Krasner topped Votipka at first singles, 6-1, 6-4, and Hu stopped Cox, 7-5, 6-1.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers (2-3, 1-1 ODAC) host Shenandoah University Saturday (3/14) in a 2:00 p.m. home match at the McMichael Centennial Class Courts.

Tennis Match Results
Washington and Lee vs Guilford
Mar 08, 2015 at Greensboro, N.C.
(McMichael Centennial Class Courts)
#37 Washington and Lee 9, Guilford 0

Singles competition
1. Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Turner Votipka (GC) 6-1, 6-4
2. Christopher Hu (W&L) def. Trevor Cox (GC) 7-5, 6-1
3. Will Bannister (W&L) def. Erik Meiler (GC) 6-4, 6-3
4. Ethan Markman (W&L) def. Mesa Martorell (GC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Robert Eckstein (W&L) def. Aaron Smedley (GC) 6-4, 6-4
6. Sam Borowsky (W&L) def. Mason Church (GC) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Jordan Krasner/Will Bannister (W&L) def. Turner Votipka/Erik Meiler (GC) 8-6
2. Sam Borowsky/Ethan Markman (W&L) def. Trevor Cox/Aaron Smedley (GC) 8-4
3. Christopher Hu/Robert Eckstein (W&L) def. Levi Bruff/Mesa Martorell (GC) 9-7

Match Notes:
Washington and Lee 6-1, 6-0 ODAC; National ranking #37
Guilford 2-3, 1-1 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-3:30 A-35