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Emory & Henry Men’s Tennis Beats Lynchburg, 6-1, Wednesday Afternoon At Home

Juan Alvarez hits a forehand.

EMORY, Va. - The Emory & Henry College Men's Tennis Team (4-2) defeated University of Lynchburg (1-2) in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon. The Wasps took down their former Old Dominion Athletic Conference foe by a 6-1 score.

The Basics
- Emory & Henry 6, Lynchburg 1
LOCATION - Emory, Virginia
VENUE - Richardson Tennis Courts
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (4-3, 0-1 SAC); Lynchburg (1-2, 0-0 ODAC)

How It Happened
- E&H won the doubles portion of the match to take an early 1-0 lead. Freshman Kartik Parhar (Ludhiana, INDIA) and sophomore Juan Alvarez (Metepec, MEXICO) combined for the dominant 6-1 win at No. 1 doubles while the team of sophomore Corey Garrity (Spartanburg, S.C.) and freshman Diego Alvarez (Bogota, COLOMBIA) also picked up a 6-1 victory in No. 2 doubles.
- Parhar won his match at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-0 and Juan Alvarez was victorious at No. 3 singles 6-2, 6-4. Diego Alvarez topped his opponent at No. 4 singles 6-2, 6-4 while fifth-year Brandon McGuire (Christiansburg, Va.) won his match at No. 5 singles 6-2, 6-1. Garrity ended things on a winning note for the Wasps with an 8-5 victory at No. 6 singles.

The Results

Singles Competition
1. Levi Vigdorchik (LYN) def. Branson Smith (E&H) 6-2, 1-6, 1-0 (11-9)
2. Kartik Parhar (E&H) def. Lauren Muhlhause (LYN) 6-2, 6-0
3. Juan Alvarez (E&H) def. Emile Paindavoine (LYN) 6-2, 6-4
4. Diego Alvarez (E&H) def. Sebastian Sierra (LYN) 6-2, 6-4
5. Brandon McGuire (E&H) def. Dan Hardy (LYN) 6-2, 6-1
6. Corey Garrity (E&H) def. Alex Rintoul (LYN) 8-5

Doubles Competition
1. Kartik Parhar/Juan Alvarez (E&H) def. Levi Vigdorchik/Lauren Muhlhause (LYN) 6-1
2. Diego Alvarez/Corey Garrity (E&H) def. Carter McCleary/Patricio Zepeda (LYN) 6-1
3. Christian Zepeda/Alex Rintoul (LYN) def. James Smith/Branson Smith (E&H) 6-4

Up Next

- Emory & Henry returns to action next Tuesday when it plays host to South Atlantic Conference opponent Catawba College. First serve is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.