Hampden-Sydney Tennis Defeats Shenandoah 9-0, Falls To Longwood 7-0

Matthew Moody
Matthew Moody

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Hampden-Sydney College split a pair of men's tennis matches on Saturday at the H-SC Tennis Courts, defeating Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) member Shenandoah University 9-0, after dropping a 7-0 decision to NCAA Division I Longwood University.  The host Tigers are now 4-8 overall, 3-0 in the ODAC, while the visiting Hornets dropped to 1-5 overall, 0-4 in the ODAC, and the visiting Lancers improved to 9-5.

Against SU in doubles, junior brothers Matthew Moody/Raleigh, N.C. and Michael Moody/Raleigh, N.C. won at No. 1, 8-0.  Junior Grayson Burns/Waynesboro and sophomore William Driskill/Middleburg won at No. 2, 8-1.  Junior Clark Cummings/Norfolk and freshman Tyler Brice/Rocky Mount, N.C. won at No. 3, 8-0.

In singles against the Hornets, Matthew Moody won at No. 1 by scores of 6-3, 6-3.  Michael Moody won at No. 2 by scores of 6-0, 6-1.  Driskill won at No. 3 by scores of 6-0, 6-1.  Burns won at No. 4 by scores of 6-1, 6-2.  Brice won at No. 5 by scores of 6-0, 6-0.  Cummings won at No. 6 by scores of 6-0, 6-0.

Against LU in doubles, Matthew Moody and Michael Moody fell at No. 1, 2-6.  Driskill and Burns fell at No. 2, 3-6.  Brice and Cummings fell at No. 3, 1-6.

In singles against the Lancers, Matthew Moody fell at No. 1 by scores of 4-6, 2-6.  Michael Moody fell at No. 2 by scores of 0-6, 2-6.  Driskill fell at No. 3 by scores of 1-6, 2-6.  Brice fell at No. 4 by scores of 0-6, 0-6.  Cummings fell at No. 5 by scores of 0-6, 0-6.  Sophomore Andrew Donelson/McLean fell at No. 6 by scores of 0-6, 0-6.

H-SC is scheduled to host ODAC opponent the University of Lynchburg on Sunday, March 24, beginning at 12 p.m. at the H-SC Tennis Courts.