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Emory & Henry Men's Tennis Routs UVA-Wise, 6-1, Wednesday On The Road

Cooper Garrett goes after a forehand.

WISE, Va. - The Emory & Henry College Men's Tennis Team (7-4, 1-4 ODAC) picked up a 6-1 victory over the University of Virginia's College at Wise on Wendesday afternoon. The match was played under NCAA Division II scoring rules  as UVA-Wise was the host.

The Basics
FINAL SCORE - Emory & Henry 6, UVA-Wise
LOCATION - Wise, Virginia
VENUE - Jim and Betty Humphreys Tennis Complex
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (7-4, 1-4 ODAC); UVA-Wise (0-12, 0-3 MEC)

How It Happened
The Wasps got out to a 1-0 lead after doubles play, winning two of the three matches to earn the "doubles point" per Division II rules. Freshman Archer Marlow (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and junior Cooper Garrett (Gate City, Va.) picked up a 6-3 victory at the second flight while freshman Brandon McGuire (Christiansburg, Va.) and senior Andrew McClung (Roanoke, Va.) earned a 6-0 win at No. 3 to clinch the point.

In singles play, the Wasps won five of the six matches to earn the overall team victory. McGuire won at the top flight, 6-4, 6-2 while Marlow handled buisiness at No. 2 - 6-2, 6-2. Junior Grayson McCarty (Marion, Va.) and Garrett won by the same 6-2, 6-2 margin at four and five singles, respectively while McClung closed out the day with a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 6.

The Results

  Singles   Emory & Henry   UVA-Wise
  No. 1   Brandon McGuire   Coleton Burke   E&H - 6-4, 6-2
  No. 2   Archer Marlow   Dominic Hoffman   E&H - 6-2, 6-2
  No. 3   Dalton Shipley   Luke Jarnigan   WISE - 6-0, 6-2
  No. 4   Grayson McCarty   John Hamilton   E&H - 6-2, 6-2
  No. 5   Cooper Garrett   Daniel Laughlin   E&H - 6-2, 6-2
  No. 6   Andrew McClung   Jakub Blach   E&H - 6-4, 6-1
  Doubles   (two out of three wins earns one team point)    
  No. 1   McCarty/Shipley   Burke/Hoffman   WISE - 6-2
  No. 2   Marlow/Garrett   Jarnigan/Hamilton   E&H - 6-3
  No. 3   McClung/McGuire   Laughlin/Blach   E&H - 6-0
      Final Score   Emory & Henry
          UVA-Wise   1

Up Next
Emory & Henry will return to ODAC action as it hosts Shenandoah University on Saturday, April 6 at 1:00 p.m.