March 17, 2012

Diplomats Complete Spring Break Trip 2-4

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Franklin & Marshall men's tennis team completed its spring break trip to Florida by falling in its final two matches to finish the week 2-4. F&M fell to N.C. Central 6-3 on Thursday afternoon and ABAC 6-3 on Friday.

Against N.C. Central, No. 1 Ross Silverberg and No. 4 Nolan Bacchieri posted F&M's only wins in singles. Silverberg defeated Jack Waissen 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), while Bacchieri picked up a win against Fabrice George 6-2, 4-6, 12-10. In doubles action, Silverberg teamed up with William MacArthur to post the lone win for the Diplomats. The pair defeated Waissen and George 8-6.

F&M concluded its week by falling to ABAC 6-3. No. 6 Alec Tunner picked up the only singles victory of the day. Tunner took down Richard Symanski 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.  In doubles play, the Diplomats picked up two wins. Silverberg and MacArthur notched a victory at the No. 1 spot, defeating Trutz Henssen and Tim Kueckelhaus 8-6. The No. 2 team of Tommy Weibye and Bacchieri took down ABAC's Kamil Oliver Snaider and Taylor Hardy 8-5.

The Diplomats will return to the court next Saturday when F&M opens up conference play at Washington. Match time is set for 12:00 pm.

North Carolina Central 6, Franklin & Marshall 3

Singles competition

1. Ross Silverberg (F&M) def. WAISSEN, Jack (NCCUMT) 6-3, 7-6 (6-4)

2. ESPITIA, Alejandro (NCCUMT) def. Tommy Weibye (F&M) 7-6 (6-3), 6-3

3. FABARA, Jose (NCCUMT) def. William MacArthur (F&M) 6-4, 6-3

4. Nolan Bacchieri (F&M) def. GEORGE, Fabrice (NCCUMT) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (12-10)

5. KIENKA, Tamina (NCCUMT) def. Cameron Relic (F&M) 6-4, 6-3

6. HOYTE, Jamal (NCCUMT) def. Alec Tunner (F&M) 6-2, 7-5

Doubles competition

1. Ross Silverberg/William MacArthur (F&M) def. WAISSEN, Jack/GEORGE, Fabrice (NCCUMT) 8-6

2. FABARA, Jose/ESPITIA, Alejandro (NCCUMT) def. Tommy Weibye/Nolan Bacchieri (F&M) 9-8 (8-6)

3. HOYTE, Jamal/KIENKA, Tamina (NCCUMT) def. Cameron Relic/Peter Bookman (F&M) 9-8 (8-5)

Abraham Baldwin 6, Franklin & Marshall

Singles competition

1. Kamil Oliver Snaider (ABAC) def. Ross Silverberg (F&M) 6-4, 6-3

2. Trutz Henssen (ABAC) def. William MacArthur (F&M) 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

3. Taylor Hardy (ABAC) def. Nolan Bacchieri (F&M) 6-3, 6-3

4. Matthew Anglin (ABAC) def. Cameron Relic (F&M) 6-4, 6-4

5. Tim Kueckelhaus (ABAC) def. Eric Rouff (F&M) 6-1, 6-1

6. Alec Tunner (F&M) def. Richard Symanski (ABAC) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

 

Doubles competition

1. Ross Silverberg/William MacArthur (F&M) def. Trutz Henssen/Tim Kueckelhaus (ABAC) 8-6

2. Tommy Weibye/Nolan Bacchieri (F&M) def. Kamil Oliver Snaider/Taylor Hardy (ABAC) 8-5

3. Matthew Anglin/Richard Symanski (ABAC) def. Cameron Relic/Peter Bookman (F&M) 8-4

 
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