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Jackets Fall to No. 5 Virginia, 4-0

Final Results

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —  The Georgia Tech men’s tennis team (8-7, 3-3) fell to No. 5 Virginia, 4-0 on Friday afternoon at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

The Jackets would enter singles play trailing 1-0 after the Cavaliers clinched the doubles point.

In singles, No. 30 Carlos Divar and Andrew Li both dropped their matches. Divar fell to No. 11 Carl Soderlund, 6-1, 6-2, while Li lost his match to Henrik Wiersholm, 6-1, 6-4.

Pablo Schelcher lost a tightly contested match to Matthew Lord, 7-5, 6-4, to clinch the match for the Cavaliers, 4-0.

Phillip Gresk, Chris Yun, and Cole Gromley’s matches were all left unfinished after Virginia clinched the match.

The Jackets will be back in action on Sunday, March 24th when they visit the Virginia Tech Hokies at noon at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.

Singles competition
1. #11 Carl Soderlund (VA) def. #30 Carlos Divar (GT) 6-1, 6-2
2. #63 Brandon Nakashima (VA) vs. Phillip Gresk (GT) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0, unfinished
3. Henrik Wiersholm (VA) def. Andrew Li (GT) 6-1, 6-4
4. Gianni Ross (VA) vs. Chris Yun (GT) 3-6, 6-1, 0-1, unfinished
5. Matthew Lord (VA) def. Pablo Schelcher (GT) 7-5, 6-4
6. Aswin Lizen (VA) vs. Cole Gromley (GT) 4-6, 7-5, unfinished
Doubles competition
1. #64 Henrik Wiersholm/Brandon Nakashima (VA) vs. Carlos Divar/Phillip Gresk (GT) 4-5, unfinished
2. Carl Soderlund/Matthew Lord (VA) def. Chris Yun/Joseph Gandolfo (GT) 6-3
3. Gianni Ross/Aswin Lizen (VA) def. Andrew Li/Zummy Bauer (GT) 6-3

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