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E&H Men's Tennis Loses a Close Match to Hampden-Sydney, 5-4, Sunday Afternoon

E&H Men's Tennis Loses a Close Match to Hampden-Sydney, 5-4, Sunday Afternoon

Roanoke, Va. - The Emory & Henry men's tennis team (1-13, 0-8 ODAC) fell in a tight matchup versus Hampden-Sydney College (2-12, 1-6 ODAC) Sunday afternoon.  The Wasps fought hard but lost 5-4 in Roanoke, Virginia.  

With a slight change up, Kamil Aliev (Moscow, RUSSIA) teamed up with Luke Funkhouser (Gate City, Va.) at one doubles.  The pairing won, 8-2.  John Dalton Ferguson (Gate City, Va.) and Andrew McClung (Roanoke, Va.) earned an 8-3 victory at two doubles.  Liam Davidson (Newport News, Va.) and James Watson-Dare (Charlotte, N.C.) were unable to win a game, going down, 8-0, at three doubles.

Ferguson earned his team-leading eighth win at one singles on the afternoon.  The junior won, 6-2, 6-1.  Aliev also earned a victory in singles play.  At two, he won, 6-2, 6-2.  Unfortunately, the team could not find another win on the day.  At three singles, Funkhouser lost, 6-4, 6-1.  Davidson went down, 6-2, 6-2, at four singles.  McClung came up short, losing, 6-3, 6-0.  While Watson-Dare lost, 6-0, 6-1.

The Wasps next match will be against ODAC-leading Washington and Lee at Emory & Henry College on Saturday, April, 23rd.

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-photo courtesy of Taylor Jefferson