Men’s Tennis Books Ticket to Semifinals with Win Over Virginia Wesleyan
LEXINGTON, Va. – In a match that was moved to Washington and Lee University, the Bridgewater Eagles men's tennis team rolled through doubles before taking two wins in singles play to earn a 5-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan to advance to the semifinals of the ODAC Men's Tennis Tournament.
Sophomore Peter Hawkins teamed up with junior Brent Floyd to notch an 8-4 victory at number two, before senior Tim Gower and teammate Drew Hubble picked up an 8-5 win at number three to put the Eagles ahead 3-0 as things shifted to singles.
Hawkins remained perfect on the day to inch the Eagles closer to the win with a 6-1, 6-0 victory at number one singles. The win was Hawkins' seventh straight.
Finally, Callow matched Hawkins' winning streak with a 6-3, 6-0 win at number four singles to give Bridgewater the easy 5-0 victory. Callow is now tied with Floyd for the most singles wins on the year with 14.
Bridgewater, now 14-6 on the season, is next in action on Friday when it heads back to Washington and Lee to take on the winner of Tuesday evening's matchup with two-seed Hampden-Sydney and seven-seed Guilford. Virginia Wesleyan wrapped up the season with a 4-12 overall record.