ASHLAND, Va. – Junior Tom Lewis (Charlottesville, Va./Western Albemarle) pulled out a win at No. 6 singles as the Randolph-Macon men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to Washington and Lee at the Banks Tennis Center.
Lewis lost 6-4 in the first set, but rebounded to take the second 6-3 and win the third-set tie-breaker 10-5.
Three other singles matches went to third-set tie-breakers: senior Ira Usry (Columbia, S.C./Hammond) at No. 3, junior John Adam (Vienna, Va./James Madison) at No. 4 and sophomore Alex Curnow (Culpeper, Va./Midlothian) at No. 5.
Randolph-Macon travels to Harford Community College on Friday, March 13.
1 Will Bannister/Jordan Krasner (W&L) def. Ryan Byrd/Ira Usry (R-MC) 8-2
2 Sam Borowsky/Michael Holt (W&L) def. Connor Hoerr/John Adams 8-1
3 Robert Conley/Nathan Frank (W&L) def. Baxter Carter/Tom Lewis 9-7
1 Krasner (W&L) def. Byrd (R-MC) 6-0, 6-0
2 Holt (W&L) def. Hoerr (R-MC) 6-0, 6-1
3 Bannister (W&L) def. Usry (R-MC) 6-3, 4-6, 10-7
4 Borowsky (W&L) def. Adam (R-MC) 6-3, 3-6, 10-4)
5 Conley (W&L) def. Curnow (R-MC) 6-3, 7-6 (5), 10-8
6 Lewis (R-MC) def. Frank (W&L) 4-6, 6-3, 10-5