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Hampden-Sydney Tennis Defeats Visiting Guilford 8-1

William Driskill
William Driskill

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Hampden-Sydney College swept the three doubles matches, before taking five of the six singles contests, for an 8-1 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men's tennis victory past Guilford College on Tuesday at the H-SC Tennis Courts.  The host Tigers improved to 8-9 overall, 7-1 in the ODAC, while the visiting Quakers dropped to 9-5 overall, 8-3 in the ODAC.

In doubles, junior brothers Matthew Moody/Raleigh, N.C. and Michael Moody/Raleigh, N.C. won at No. 1, 8-6.  Junior Grayson Burns/Waynesboro and sophomore William Driskill/Middleburg won at No. 2, 8-7 (7-4).  Junior Clark Cummings/Norfolk and freshman Tyler Brice/Rocky Mount, N.C. won at No. 3, 8-2.

In singles, Matthew Moody won at No. 1 by scores of 6-3, 5-7, 10-1.  Driskill won at No. 3 by scores of 6-4, 6-4.  Burns won at No. 4 by scores of 6-2, 6-4.  Cummings won at No. 5 by scores of 6-2, 6-2.  Brice won at No. 6 by scores of 6-1, 6-2.  Michael Moody fell at No. 2 by scores of 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (1-7), 4-10.

H-SC is scheduled to play on the road at ODAC opponent Bridgewater College on Thursday, April 18, at 3:30 p.m. in Bridgewater.  The Tigers will return home to welcome ODAC member Roanoke College on Tuesday, April 23, at 4 p.m. … a match that was postponed and re-scheduled from April 13 due to rain.