Roanoke Drops 5-4 Decision to Lynchburg


The Basics

Score: Lynchburg 5, Roanoke 4
Records: Roanoke 5-7, 3-3 ODAC | Lynchburg 5-6, 2-3 ODAC
Location: Salem, Va.

The Lead: Lynchburg won four singles matches to take a 5-4 win over Roanoke in ODAC Men's Tennis action. 

How it Happened:

  • Roanoke took a 2-1 lead following doubles as Grayson White and Jack Fishwick defeated Bryce Barber and Colton Mullins 8-2 at No. 1.
  • Jack Doriss and Alston Martin took an 8-3 win over Nick Savino and Daniel Christian at No. 2.
  • With the match tied at 2-2 after the first singles match, Fishwick won 6-0, 6-1 over Mullins at No. 2 to give Roanoke a 3-2 lead.
  • White followed suit with a 6-4, 6-1 win at No.1 over Barber to make it 4-2.
  • The Hornets won the next three matches to earn the win, starting with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 win by Christian over Doriss at No. 3.
  • Martin battled Vincent Oliver at No. 5 but fell 6-3, 2-6, 4-6. 

Up Next: Men's Tennis travels to Southern Virginia on Monday, April 1 for a 4 p.m. match.