HAVERFORD, Pa. – Haverford’s men’s tennis team handed Franklin & Marshall an 8-1 setback in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday. The Fords moved to 6-1 (1-0 CC) on the year, while the Diplomats drew even at 3-3 (0-1 CC) with the loss.
Freshman, Brad Nelson, delivered F&M’s lone win in the third flight, 6-4, 5-7, 1-0, (6-0) to improved to 6-3 on the season.
The Diplomats played Haverford tough up and down the ladder, particularly in doubles. Evan Stiegel and Hailiu Yang needed the tiebreaker to defeat Josh Calo and Paul Salierno at second doubles.
The Diplomats return to action on Wednesday, April 1, against Ursinus.