January 16, 2013

F&M Tops Penn

LANCASTER, Pa. - No. 7 Franklin & Marshall handed visiting No. 13 Penn an 8-1 defeat on Wednesday night in its first action in over a month. The Diplomats improve to 5-3 with the triumph, while the Quakers drop to 3-5.

Mauricio Sedano (No. 2), Ryan Mullaney (No. 3), Pedro Veiga de Almeida (No. 4), and Jack Cutler (No. 6) each downed their opponents in straight games. Sedano topped Derek Chilvers 11-9, 11-4, 11-5, Mullaney downed John Dudzik 11-5, 11-4, 11-5, Veiga de Almeida cruised to an 11-2, 11-9, 11-7 win over Augie Frank, and Cutler defeated Michael Mutscheller 11-6, 11-4, 11-7.

At No. 1, Guilherme de Melo dropped Dan Greenberg in four games, 11-3, 7-11, 11-7, 11-6. Alex Arjoon also won in four, topping Liam Quinn at No. 5 11-5, 12-10, 9-11, 11-4. Brian Henry edged Jack Maine at No. 7 14-12, 12-14, 11-4, 11-7, while Pat Cunningham shook off a first-game loss to take down Justin Ang 8-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-6.

F&M is back in action Friday against Columbia at the Yale Round Robin at 3:00 p.m.

#7 Franklin & Marshall 8, #13 Penn 1

1. Guilherme de Melo (F&M) def. Dan Greenberg (PENN) 11-3, 7-11, 11-7, 11-6
2. Mauricio Sedano (F&M) def. Derek Chilvers (PENN) 11-9, 11-4, 11-5
3. Ryan Mullaney (F&M) def. John Dudzik (PENN) 11-5, 11-4, 11-5
4. P. Veiga de Almeida (F&M) def. Augie Frank (PENN) 11-2, 11-9, 11-7
5. Alex Arjoon (F&M) def. Liam Quinn (PENN) 11-5, 12-10, 9-11, 11-4
6. Jack Cutler (F&M) def. Michael Mutscheller (PENN) 11-6, 11-4, 11-7
7. Brian Henry (F&M) def. Jack Maine (PENN) 14-12, 12-14, 11-4, 11-7
8. Tyler Odell (PENN) def. Sujat Barua (F&M) 11-6, 8-11, 5-11, 11-6, 12-10
9. Pat Cunningham (F&M) def. Justin Ang (PENN) 8-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-6
Exh. Aadit Zaveri (F&M) def. Daniel Judd (PENN) 11-9, 10-12, 11-6, 13-11
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