HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (March 18, 2009)– After a tough two match losing streak, Hampden-Sydney bounced back to get a quality ODAC win over the Quakers of Guilford College. The tone of the match was set early by all three doubles teams taking convincing 8-2 wins. With the win, the Tigers improve to 5-4 overall and 4-1 in ODAC play.
The Tigers came out strong as the first two singles matches were never in question. Both William Moss (Fredericksburg, VA/Fredericksburg) and Rich Pugh (Augusta, GA/Lakeside) showed why they are two of the best in the league winning 6-1; 6-1 and 6-3; 6-0 respectively.
Hampden-Sydney also saw a shutout victory from Philip Parrish (Richmond, VA/Douglas Freeman)in the six spot.
The Tigers return to action on Friday, April 3 as they Methodist University at 3:30 pm.
1. William Moss (H-S) def. Will Mason-Deese (GC): 6-1, 6-1
2. Rich Pugh (H-S) def. Alec Chase (GC): 6-3, 6-0
3. Shad Harrell (H-S) def. Patrick Childs (GC): 6-0, 6-1
4. Kevin Calhoun (H-S) def. Ben Lewis (GC): 6-0, 6-1
5. Zack Pack (H-S) def. Brandon Johnson (GC): 6-1, 6-1
6. Phillip Parrish (H-S) def. Billy Dennis (GC): 6-0, 6-0
1. Moss/Pugh (H-S) def. Mason-Deese/Chase (GC): 8-2
2. Harrell/Calhoun (H-S) def. Childs/Lewis (GC): 8-2
3. Pack/Covington (H-S) def. Johnson/Dennis (GC): 8-2