Franklin & Marshall battled throughout an always-difficult Centennial Conference (CC) men's tennis schedule to reach its sixth straight Tournament Semifinal where the Diplomats season ended with a 7-10, 5-4 CC record after a hard-fought 5-1 loss to No. 17 Johns Hopkins.
Jack Rothman, Zack Levin, and Inigo Flores were all recognized on the All-Centennial Conference (CC) Team for men?s tennis, announced Friday by the conference office. Rothman and Flores earned First Team honors for doubles, while Rothman and Levin both landed on the Second Team for singles.
Franklin & Marshall took on No. 17 Johns Hopkins on Saturday in the semifinals of the Centennial Conference (CC) Men?s Tennis Playoffs, but saw its season come to a close with a 5-1 defeat to the Blue Jays. The Diplomats end the year with a record of 7-10, while Hopkins improved to 14-2 and advanced to tomorrow?s CC Finals.
Franklin & Marshall downed Washington College 5-1 on Wednesday evening in the first round of the Centennial Conference (CC) Men's Tennis Tournament, avenging a tough 5-4 defeat four days ago and advancing to Saturday?s CC Finals. The Diplomats improved to 7-9 with the win, while the Shoremen ended their season at 12-6.
Washington College won four of six singles matches to snatch a 5-4 win over Franklin & Marshall on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s tennis. The match, the last on the schedule for both teams, moved the Diplomats to 6-9, 5-4 CC while the Shoremen jumped to 12-5, 6-3. F&M will return to Chestertown on Wednesday when Washington will host the first round of the CC Playoffs.
Haverford squeezed past Franklin and Marshall 6-3 in a battle of regionally ranked Centennial Conference (CC) competitors on Saturday in men?s tennis action. The 11th-ranked Diplomats fell to 5-5, 4-1 CC with the defeat, while the 10th-ranked Fords improved to 6-6, 4-0.
Franklin & Marshall rounded its spring break trip off by splitting a pair of matches against Macalester and Hobart. The Diplomats defeated Macalester 7-2 on Tuesday, before falling to Hobart 5-4 on Wednesday, leaving the Sunshine State with a 1-3 record.
Franklin & Marshall men’s tennis opens the 2017 spring campaign with four matches in Orlando, Fla. between March 12-15. Ranked at No. 12 in the ITA’s Atlantic South Region, F&M looks to qualify for the Centennial Conference (CC) Playoffs for the eighth consecutive season and crack the ITA National Top 40 after reaching as high as No. 26 in 2015-16.
Inigo Flores and Jack Rothman’s victory in the B1 Doubles bracket led a solid showing for the Franklin & Marshall men’s tennis team this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships, hosted by Mary Washington.
Franklin & Marshall men’s tennis put together a historic season in 2016 after tallying a 15-5 record to break the program record for wins in a season, bettering the 14 victories posted by the 1990 Diplomats. A 5-0 win over Dickinson in the first round of the Centennial Conference (CC) Playoffs saw F&M appear in the CC Semifinals for the third straight year, falling to Swarthmore 5-0.
Four members of the Franklin & Marshall men’s tennis team earned All-Centennial Conference (CC) honors, announced Wednesday. Inigo Flores was named the conference’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and received an honorable mention with Vasant Rajamanickam in doubles. Doug Kaplan earned first-team singles recognition and second-team doubles honors along with Jack Rothman, who was also tabbed for second-team singles.
Franklin & Marshall visited top seed Swarthmore on Saturday afternoon for the semifinals of the Centennial Conference men’s tennis tournament, falling to the Garnet 5-0. The loss ends the Diplomats’ season, which saw them break the school record for wins in a season, with a record of 15-5.
Franklin & Marshall hosted Dickinson for the second time in four days on Wednesday, this time with a spot in the Centennial Conference semifinals on the line. The fourth-seeded Diplomats came out on top with a resounding 5-0 victory, improving to 15-4 on the year and setting up a semifinal match with Swarthmore on Saturday. The loss ended Dickinson’s season at 6-9.
Franklin & Marshall enters the 2016 Centennial Conference Tournament, its seventh straight appearance in the playoffs, set to snag its first CC Title in program history. The Diplomats have not won a conference championship since winning the MAC in 1972, and look to make their first NCAA appearance since 1997.
Franklin & Marshall welcomed Dickinson to Lancaster on Saturday afternoon for a Centennial Conference (CC) showdown to determine the No. 4 seed in this week’s CC Tournament, with the Diplomats claiming a 6-3 decision over the Red Devils.
Haverford won five of six singles matches to defeat Franklin & Marshall 6-3 on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s tennis action. The Diplomats fell to 13-4, 5-3 CC with the loss while the Fords improved to 12-2, 6-1 CC with the victory.
Franklin & Marshall got back in the wins column on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Juniata 9-0 in non-conference men’s tennis action. The Diplomats improved to 13-3 with the victory while the Eagles fell to 10-8 with the loss.
No. 29 Franklin & Marshall got back to its winning ways on Friday afternoon, recording an 8-1 victory over Gettysburg in Centennial Conference men’s tennis action. The Diplomats improved to 12-2, 5-1 CC with the win while the Bullets dropped to 6-8, 1-5 CC.