SALEM, Va. - The Roanoke College Men's Tennis Team (3-5, 2-1 ODAC) rallied from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play to pick up a 5-4 victory over Emory & Henry College (6-3, 1-3 ODAC) Sunday afternoon.
FINAL SCORE - Roanoke 5, Emory & Henry 4
LOCATION - Salem, Virginia
VENUE - Elizabeth Campus
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (6-3, 1-3 ODAC); Roanoke (3-5, 2-1 ODAC)
How It Happened
- Emory & Henry got out to a 2-1 lead after the doubles portion of the match as freshman Archer Marlow (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and junior Cooper Garrett (Gate City, Va.) posted a 8-4 victory.
- Freshman Brandon McGuire (Christiansburg, Va.) and senior Andrew McClung (Roanoke, Va.) won, 8-7, at the third doubles flight.
- Garrett earned a three-set victory at No. 5 singles while McClung won by retirement in the first set at No. 6.
|Singles||Emory & Henry||Roanoke
|No. 1||Brandon McGuire||Grayson White||RC - 6-4, 6-4|
|No. 2||Archer Marlow||Jack Fishwick||RC - 6-2, 6-1|
|No. 3||Dalton Shipley||Jack Doriss||RC - 6-1, 6-0|
|No. 4||Grayson McCarty||Thomas Hodges||RC - 6-4, 6-4|
|No. 5||Cooper Garrett||Alston Martin||E&H - 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)|
|No. 6||Andrew McClung||Michael Morrell||E&H - 3-3, ret.|
|No. 1||McCarty/Shipley||White/Fishwick||RC - 8-2|
|No. 2||Marlow/Garrett||Hodges/Doriss||E&H - 8-4|
|No. 3||McClung/McGuire||Morrell/Martin||E&H - 8-7|
|Emory & Henry||4|
- Emory & Henry will return home for an ODAC match against the University of Lynchburg next Sunday at 1:30 p.m.