Guilford Blanks Emory & Henry in ODAC Men's Tennis Win

Pearson, Graham '18 (Ava Nadel '17 photo)
Pearson, Graham '18 (Ava Nadel '17 photo)

EMORY, Va. – Guilford College's men's tennis team improved to 5-2 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Saturday with a 9-0 road win over Emory & Henry College.

Tate Godwin won at first singles and first doubles for the Quakers (7-5, 5-2 ODAC), who notched their third shutout win of the year. He teamed with Mesa Martorell for an 8-2 victory over Kamil Aliev and Luke Funkhouser and later took down John Dalton Ferguson, 6-1, 7-5, in singles play.

Guilford's Martorell knocked off Aliev at second singles, 6-0, 6-3.

Graham Pearson had the most dominant day for the Quakers, teaming with Mason Church for an 8-1 third-doubles win over Dalton Shipley and James Watson-Dare, and blanking Watson-Dare at sixth singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Emory & Henry dropped to 2-10 (0-4 ODAC) with its third straight loss.

Coach Dave McCain's Quakers visit Lynchburg College April 9 for a 2:00 p.m. ODAC match.