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Emory & Henry Men's Tennis Blanks Maryville, 9-0, To Start Season Sunday

Dalton Shipley loads to hit a forehand.

EMORY, Va. - The Emory & Henry College Men's Tennis Team (1-0) got the 2019-20 season started with a 9-0 rout of Maryville (Tenn.) College (0-1) Sunday afternoon at home.

The Basics
FINAL SCORE - Emory & Henry 9, Maryville 0
LOCATION - Emory, Virginia
VENUE - Richardson Tennis Courts
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (1-0, 0-0 ODAC); Maryville (0-1, 0-0 USA South)

How It Happened
Emory & Henry got out to a 3-0 lead after the doubles portion of the match and cruised to the win by sweeping singles play. Seniors Dalton Shipley (Gate City, Va.) and Grayson McCarty (Marion, Va.) earned an 8-0 win at the third doubles flight as McCarty dropped just one game aqt No. 4 singles.

Senior Cooper Garrett (Gate City, Va.) was perfect at No. 6 singles while sophomore Brandon McGuire (Christiansburg, Va.) and freshman Adam Terry (Bristol, Va.) lost just one game each at No. 1 and No. 5 singles.

The Results

Singles competition
1. Brandon McGuire (E&HM) def. Austin Smith (MVCM) 6-0, 6-1
2. Archer Marlow (E&HM) def. Kyle Shaver (MVCM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Dalton Shipley (E&HM) def. Josh Fisher (MVCM) 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-2)
4. Grayson McCarty (E&HM) def. Matthew Jackson (MVCM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Adam Terry (E&HM) def. Cameron Knight (MVCM) 6-1, 6-0
6. Cooper Garrett (E&HM) def. Caleb Underdown (MVCM) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Brandon McGuire/Adam Terry (E&HM) def. Kyle Shaver/Austin Smith (MVCM) 8-6
2. Archer Marlow/Cooper Garrett (E&HM) def. Josh Fisher/Matthew Jackson (MVCM) 8-3
3. Grayson McCarty/Dalton Shipley (E&HM) def. Andre Matamoros/Cameron Knight (MVCM) 8-0

Up Next
Emory & Henry will be back in action next weekend as it competes at the ITA South Regional. Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia will serve as this year's regional host.