CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Visiting #11 Johns Hopkins did not lose a set in a 9-0 victory over host Washington College on midday Saturday at Schottland Tennis Center in Centennial Conference men's tennis action. The Blue Jays, ranked third in the Atlantic South Region, improve to 14-6 overall and 8-0 in the Centennial, while the Shoremen conclude their campaign at 10-6 and 4-5 respectively.
In doubles, the Blue Jays No. 2 doubles tandem of Edward Corty and Jeff Mackenzie downed senior Ryan Holtschneider (Kingsville, Md./Perry Hall) and sophomore Jeremy Novick (Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township) 8-4 in the first doubles match to finish. The next doubles match completed was No. 1 and the Hopkins duo of David Perez and Justin Kang edged seniors Vishnu Rajes (Yercaud, India/St. John's) and Dan Boaté (West Chester, Pa./Reed Henderson) 8-6. No. 3 doubles was the last to finish and the Blue Jays team of Chris Jou and Jensen Reiter topped sophomore Zachary Novick (Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township) and freshman Justin Panepinto (Cary, N.C./Middle Creek) 8-4.
In singles, Mackenzie downed Jeremy Novick, 6-0 and 6-1, at No. 4 singles and the guests clinched the match when Corty bested Holtschneider at No. 3 singles, 6-1 and 6-0. Perez won a No. 6 singles over Panepinto, 6-1 and 6-1, and Kang won 6-1 and 6-2 over Zachary Novick. The last two matches to conclude were Reiter topping Rajes, 6-3 and 6-0, at No. 1 singles and Jou downing Boaté, 6-1 and 6-0, at No. 2 singles.
Today marked the final matches in a Washington College uniform for Boaté, Holtschneider and Rajes.