Men's Tennis Secures 5-4 ODAC Win Over Hampden-Sydney

Elijah Gregory '21(John Bell Photo)
Elijah Gregory '21(John Bell Photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College's men's tennis team rallied for a 5-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over visiting Hampden-Sydney College Friday afternoon on the McMichael Centennial Class Courts.

The Quakers' fifth victory in six matches improved their overall record to 7-3 and their league record to 4-0. Hampden-Sydney fell to 8-4 (2-2 ODAC).

The Tigers led, 2-1, after the doubles matches as brothers Michael and Matthew Moody pulled out an 8-6 first-doubles triumph over the Quakers' Tate Godwin and Graham Pearson. Hampden-Sydney's Grayson Burns and Levy Young posted a shutout 8-0 win over the Quakers' Kai Glass and Jarad Gandy.

Guilford captured the match by virtue of claiming the top-four singles contests. Godwin defeated Matthew Moody, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) at first singles. Robb dispatched of Will Driskill, 6-2, 6-1, at second singles. Elijah Gregory prevailed over Michael Moody at third singles, 6-4, 6-1. Pearson upended Young at number four, 6-0, 6-2.

Coach Dave McCain's Quakers host Emory & Henry College Saturday (4/14) at 2:00 p.m. in another ODAC contest.