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Generals Down Ferrum Men 9-0

Riley Kern
Riley Kern

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington & Lee University posted an 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's tennis win this afternoon at home over Ferrum College.

Washington and Lee (9-4, 8-0 ODAC)
Ferrum (3-9, 1-6 ODAC)

The Generals raced out to a 3-0 lead after sweeping all three doubles matches, then completed the shutout with six singles wins, all in straight sets.

1. Harry Shepherd (WLU) def. Riley Kern (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
2. Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Marshall Ownby (FCM) 4-0, retired
3. Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Patrick Marsh (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
4. John Rudden (WLU) def. David Bishop (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Tye Loan (WLU) def. Jacob Glass (FCM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jack Johnson (WLU) def. Houston Murphy (FCM) 6-1, 6-2

1. Harry Shepherd/Noah Tapp (WLU) def. Houston Murphy/Riley Kern (FCM) 8-0
2. Tye Loan/Bobby Neuner (WLU) def. Jacob Glass/Patrick Marsh (FCM) 8-1
3. John Rudden/Jack Johnson (WLU) def. David Bishop/Marshall Ownby (FCM) 8-1

Coach Rod Baker's team will be back in action Saturday, April 6, at home against Methodist University. The non-conference match is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. start at the Burrows-Skeens Tennis Courts.