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Men's Tennis Drops Non-League Decision

Brenton Baugh was the lone singles winner for the Hornets Friday afternoon.
Brenton Baugh was the lone singles winner for the Hornets Friday afternoon.

WINCHESTER, Va. - Shenandoah University dropped a 6-3 non-league men's tennis decision to Division II Shepherd University Friday afternoon.

Shenandoah (1-6) got its lone contested win with a 6-0, 6-3 Brenton Baugh victory at No. 4 singles.


The Hornets had a 2-0 lead at the dawn of the match as SU accepted Shepherd (1-5) forfeits at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles.

In doubles, the Rams won 8-0 at No. 1 and 8-3 at No. 2 to knot the contest at 2-2.

Baugh's straight set victory at No. 4 gave Shenandoah a 3-2 advantage, but Shepherd had the answer.

The Rams swept the remaining four singles matches, rallying from a one-set down at both No. 2 and No. 3, to steal the win. The 1-6, 6-1, 6-2 triumph by Evan Dokken over Bryan Harris at No. 2 was the match-clinching victory.

The match at No. 5, between Kyle Denning and Ryan Cox, was also a three-set match.


The Hornets host another local opponent, Hood College, on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in a non-league match.


Shepherd University 6, Shenandoah Hornets 3
Mar 26, 2019 at WInchester, Va. (Lowry Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Carter Davis (SHEP) def. Darian Diaz (SUM) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)
2. Evan Dokken (SHEP) def. Bryan Harris (SUM) 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
3. Kaleb Lochner (SHEP) def. Kyler Apgar (SUM) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
4. Brenton Baugh (SUM) def. Nicholas Ferony (SHEP) 6-0, 6-3
5. Ryan Cox (SHEP) def. Kyle Denning (SUM) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1
6. Nick Powers (SUM) def. No Player (SHEP), by forfeit
Doubles competition
1. Carter Davis/Evan Dokken (SHEP) def. Darian Diaz/Bryan Harris (SUM) 8-0
2. Kaleb Lochner/Ryan Cox (SHEP) def. Brenton Baugh/Kyler Apgar (SUM) 8-3
3. Kyle Denning/Nick Powers (SUM) def. No Player/No Player (SHEP), by forfeit
Match Notes
Shepherd University 1-5
Shenandoah Hornets 1-6
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,4,1,5,2,3)