#2 Stanford Men's Tennis Defeats William & Mary 7-0
March 7, 2001
STANFORD, Calif. --- The second-ranked Stanford University men's tennis team (9-1) headed into its three-week break for final examinations on a winning note with a 7-0 victory over 67th-ranked William & Mary (6-7) on Wednesday afternoon at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
In singles play the Cardinal had little trouble, winning all six matches in straight sets. Stanford's No. 1 K.J. Hippensteel (Roanoke, VA/Palmer Prep/Int'l Academy) defeated Trevor Spracklin 6-2, 6-3, improving to 8-1 in dual matches and 17-3 overall. Scotty Scott (Belvedere, CA/Pinewood HS) and Ali Ansari (Houston, TX/Second Baptist HS) turned in convincing victories for the Cardinal, with Scott losing only three games and Ansari just two in their respective matches.
The Cardinal won all three doubles matches to capture the first point of the dual. Stanford's fourth-ranked duo of sophomores Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY/Bellmore-Kennedy HS) and David Martin (Key Biscayne, FL/Boca Raton Prep) improved to 21-2 on the year with an 8-5 win in the No. 2 slot over Brian Lubin and Geoffrey Russell.
Stanford does not return to action until Wednesday, March 28th when it hosts BYU at 11:00 a.m. at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
#2 Stanford 7, #67 William & Mary 0
SinglesNo. 1 - #13 K.J. Hippensteel (S) d. Trevor Spracklin, 6-2, 6-3No. 2 - #24 David Martin (S) v. Patrick Brown, 6-4, 6-3No. 3 - #60 Ryan Haviland (S) v. Brian Lubin, 7-6, 6-3No. 4 - #91 Scotty Scott (S) d. Matt Brooks, 6-3, 6-0No. 5 - Ali Ansari (S) d. Matt Davis, 6-0, 6-2No. 6 - #81 Scott Lipsky (S) d. Charles Briggs, 6-3, 6-1
DoublesNo. 1 - K.J. Hippensteel/Alex Kim (S) d. Patrick Brown/Trevor Spracklin, 8-6No. 2 - #4 Scott Lipsky/David Martin (S) d. Brian Lubin/Geoffrey Russell, 8-5No. 3 - #29 Ryan Haviland/Carter Morris (S) d. Joe Brooks/Matt Davis, 8-6
Records - #67 William & Mary 6-7, #2 Stanford 9-1.