F&M Falls to No. 21 Mary Washington

F&M Falls to No. 21 Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Franklin & Marshall visited Mary Washington on Sunday for nonconference men's tennis action, dropping a 7-2 decision to the 21st-ranked Eagles.

The Diplomats fell to 2-4 with the defeat, while Mary Washington improved to 10-4.

By the Numbers

The Eagles jumped out to an early lead by taking all three doubles matches. Isaac Salas and Andrew Pace fell just short at No. 3, dropping a close match 9-7.

F&M got on the scoreboard in singles play, taking two matches. However, it was too little too late as UMW had already clinched the match.

Inigo Flores continued his strong early-season form at No. 4, battling to a 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 win. Pace finished his solid day with a victory at No. 6, taking a dramatic 3-6, 7-6 (12-10), 1-0 (10-5) match.

Results

Singles competition

1. Matt Miles (UMW) def. Jack Rothman (FMCM) 6-1, 6-1

2. Patrick Hughes (UMW) def. Isaac Salas (FMCM) 6-0, 6-2

3. Michael Fleming (UMW) def. Zack Levin (FMCM) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)

4. Inigo Flores (FMCM) def. Ryland Byrd (UMW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

5. Derek Hagino (UMW) def. Will Samuels (FMCM) 6-1, 6-0

6. Andrew Pace (FMCM) def. Ryan Berry (UMW) 3-6, 7-6 (12-10), 10-5

Doubles competition

1. Ryland Byrd/Michael Fleming (UMW) def. Jack Rothman/Will Samuels (FMCM) 8-2

2. Derek Hagino/Matt Miles (UMW) def. Zack Levin/Inigo Flores (FMCM) 8-3

3. Max Fritsch/Patrick Hughes (UMW) def. Isaac Salas/Andrew Pace (FMCM) 9-7

Order of Finish

Doubles: 1,2,3; Singles: 5,1,2,3,4,6

Up Next

The Diplomats continue conference play on Tuesday, visiting McDaniel for a match at 3:30 p.m.