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Hampden-Sydney Tennis Defeats Scranton (Pa.) 8-1

Michael Moody
Michael Moody

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Hampden-Sydney College took five of six singles contests, and all three doubles matches, for an 8-1 non-conference tennis victory past the University of Scranton (Pa.) on Friday in Orlando, Florida.  The Tigers improved their record to 2-5 overall, remaining 1-0 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

Playing the singles first, junior Matthew Moody/Raleigh, N.C. won at No. 1 by scores of 6-1, 6-1.  Classmate and brother Michael Moody/Raleigh, N.C. won at No. 2 by scores of 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (12-10).  Sophomore William Driskill/Middleburg won at No. 3 by scores of 7-5, 6-2.  Junior Clark Cummings/Norfolk won at No. 5 by scores of 6-0, 6-0.  Freshman Alex Zorko/Heusenstamm, Germany won at No. 6 by scores of 6-1, 6-1.  Junior Grayson Burns/Waynesboro fell at No. 4 by scores of 7-6 (3), 5-7, 0-1 (3).

In doubles, Matthew Moody and Driskill won at No. 1, 8-7 (2).  Michael Moody and sophomore Andrew Donelson/McLean won at No. 2, 8-3.  Cummings and freshman Tyler Brice/Rocky Mount, N.C. won at No. 3, 8-4

H-SC was scheduled to complete its Spring Break trip with a final match against NCAA Division II Rockhurst (Mo.) on Friday, March 15, at 3:30 p.m. in Orlando, Florida.