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Freshman Ties Men's Tennis Season Record In Victory
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics
Release:04/11/2014
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FAIRFAX, Va. – Freshman Jacob Dunbar picked up his 20th win this spring to tie Richmond’s all-time wins in a season with 27 as he led the Spiders to a 4-3 conference win over George Mason Thursday afternoon.

Richmond jumped out to an early lead after winning the doubles portion as the Dunbar brothers rallied for a 8-7 (5) win at the top spot and Canyon Teague and Alex Hahn picked up an 8-6 victory on court two.

With the 1-0 lead heading into singles action, the Spiders picked up three victories at the No. 1, 2, 4 and 6 spots. Dunbar tied the school record battling at the No. 2 spot with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Joe Hill. The freshman now sits with an impressive 27-4 season mark that ties Jesse Feder’s 2010 season record of 27-6 as he continued his 20-match win streak.

Ethan Dunbar and Alex Hahn charted the final wins for Richmond on courts one and four, respectively.  

Jacob Dunbar will have a chance to become Richmond’s all-time leader when the Spiders face James Madison Saturday, April 12 in Harrisonburg, Va. at 3 p.m. for the final regular season game.

Tennis Match Results
Richmond at George Mason
April 10, 2014
Fairfax, Va. (Mason Tennis Center) 

Richmond 4, George Mason 3 

Doubles
1. Ethan Dunbar/Jacob Dunbar (RICH) def. Lange/Hill (GMU), 8-7 (5)
2. Alex Hahn/Canyon Teague (RICH) def. Sargent/Baine (GMU), 8-6
3. Davis/Borden (GMU) def. Dylan Trent/Jonathan Quenard (RICH), 8-2
Order of Finish: 3, 1,2

Singles
1. Ethan Dunbar (RICH) def. Jimmy Davis (GMU), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
2. Jacob Dunbar (RICH) def. Joe Hill (GMU), 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
3. Jimmy Lange (GMU) def. Dylan Trent (RICH), 6-4, 6-1
4. Alex Hahn (RICH) def. Aaron Capitel (GMU), 6-4, 5-7, 6-2
5. Tanner Baine (GMU) def. Jonathan Quenard (RICH), 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-4
6. Taylor Sargent (GMU) def. Noah Fenton (RICH), 6-3, 7-7 (8)
Order of Finish: 3, 6, 1, 2, 4, 5

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