Tigers close out tennis season against Shenandoah

Published 1:42 am Monday, October 30, 2023

Juniors Taylor Fox and Henry Singleton won both in singles and doubles action as the Hampden-Sydney Tigers fell to Shenandoah University 5-4, Friday night at the Winchester Country Club.

Junior Barrett Foster and freshman Thomas Davis led off doubles action with an 8-6 victory. Also taking a victory in doubles action was the pair of Fox and Singleton, taking their match by an 8-4 scoreline. In the final doubles match, sophomores Casey Coffey and Dillon McReynolds narrowly missed out on a victory, falling 8-7, and dropping the tiebreak 10-8.

In singles action, Fox took a dominant 6-0, 6-2 victory and was joined by Singleton’s 6-1, 6-4 win. Foster pushed the top singles action to three sets, dropping the first 7-5, before rebounding with a 6-1 victory in the second set, but fell in the final set 6-4. McReynolds dropped his singles match by a 6-4, 6-4 scoreline. Coffey fell in singles action by a 6-2, 6-4 scoreline and Davis also fell in singles action, 6-0, 6-0.

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This match concluded the fall season for the Tigers and it will be back in action in the spring against the College of Charleston (SC) on February 2. That match is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at the H-SC Tennis Courts.