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Ferrum Men Drop Two Over Weekend

Patrick Marsh won his singles match in straight sets Saturday vs. E&H.
Patrick Marsh won his singles match in straight sets Saturday vs. E&H.


FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College's men's tennis team lost a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference matches over the weekend, falling 6-1 at Emory & Henry College Saturday, April 20, and 5-0 to Randolph-Macon College at home Sunday, April 21.

RECORDS
Emory & Henry (9-6, 3-6 ODAC)
Randolph-Macon (4-4, 4-4 ODAC)
Ferrum (4-13, 1-9 ODAC)

THE BASICS
Emory & Henry swept all three doubles matches Saturday, then grabbed three singles matches for the win. Patrick Marsh picked up the only win for Ferrum, winning 7-5, 6-4 over Dalton Shipley at #3 singles.

Sunday's match with Randolph-Macon was also played to decision only. The Yellow Jackets swept the three doubles matches, then took two singles matches before play was halted.

SINGLES vs. E&H
1. Brandon McGuire (EHCM) def. Riley Kern (FCM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Archer Marlow (EHCM) def. Marshall Ownby (FCM) 6-1, 6-1
3. Patrick Marsh (FCM) def. Dalton Shipley (EHCM) 7-5, 6-4
4. David Bishop (FCM) vs. Grayson McCarty (EHCM) no result
5. Jacob Glass (FCM) vs. Cooper Garrett (EHCM) no result
6. Andrew McClung (EHCM) def. Houston Murphy (FCM) 6-3, 6-3

DOUBLES vs. E&H
1. Grayson McCarty/Dalton Shipley (EHCM) def. Riley Kern/Houston Murphy (FCM) 8-4
2. Cooper Garrett/Archer Marlow (EHCM) def. Jacob Glass/Patrick Marsh (FCM) 8-1
3. Andrew McClung/Brandon McGuire (EHCM) def. Marshall Ownby/David Bishop (FCM) 8-4

SINGLES vs. R-MC
1. Grant Sarver (RMC) vs. Riley Kern (FCM) no result
2. Jacob Haines (RMC) vs. Patrick Marsh (FCM) no result
3. Alex Hein (RMC) def. Marshall Ownby (FCM) 7-2, 6-2
4. Ryan Aud (RMC) vs. Jacob Glass (FCM) no result
5. Jack Aprahamian (RMC) vs. Houston Murphy (FCM) no result
6. Luke Pratson (RMC) def. Andrew Meadows (FCM) 6-2, 6-1

DOUBLES vs. R-MC
1. Grant Sarver/Ryan Aud (RMC) def. Riley Kern/Patrick Marsh (FCM) 8-1
2. Jacob Haines/Alex Hein (RMC) def. David Bishop/Marshall Ownby (FCM) 8-0
3. Jack Aprahamian/Luke Pratson (RMC) def. Andrew Meadows/Jacob Glass (FCM) 8-0

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Very proud of how our seniors played today. I couldn't be more proud of them." --Head Coach Rod Baker

SEASON FINALE
Baker's bunch will close out the season Sunday, April 28, at Shenandoah University. The ODAC match is set for 1:00 p.m. in Winchester, Virginia.