FARMVILLE, Va. – The Richmond men’s tennis team downed the Longwood Lancers, 6-1, at the Lancer Courts in Farmville.
The Dunbar brothers continued their strong season, with both claiming victories in their singles matches. The duo also combined for another win in their doubles match, defeating the Longwood team of Daniel Elston and Warren Bryan.
Richmond held the momentum throughout the match, winning three other singles matches. Alex Hahn ran by Justin Higgs, 6-2, 7-5, while Canyon Teague (6-3, 6-2) and Johnathan Quenard (8-3) recorded victories over Bharani Sankar and James Fudge.
Quenard then teamed up with Dylan Trent to secure another doubles victory for the Spiders (8-6) over Sankar and Higgs.
The Spiders will be back in action Tuesday, March 11, facing off against UC Irvine in California.
Richmond 6, Longwood 1
1. E. Dunbar (RICH) def. Elston (LU) 6-3 6-3
2. J. Dunbar (RICH) def. Johnson (LU) 6-1 6-0
3. Bryan (LU) def. Trent (RICH) 7-6(1), 2-1 ret.
4. Hahn (RICH) def. Higgs (LU) 6-2, 7-5
5. Teague (RICH) def. Sankar (LU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Quenard (RICH) def. Fudge (LU) 8-3
1. Dunbar/Dunbar (RICH) def. Elston/Bryan (LU) 8-6
2. Fudge/Johnson (LU) def. Hahn/Teague (RICH) 8-3
3. Quenard/Trent (RICH) def. Sankar/Higgs (LU) 8-6