Diplomats Top Dickinson, Win Third Straight

Diplomats Top Dickinson, Win Third Straight

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall cruised to a third straight victory on Wednesday night, topping Dickinson 8-1 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's tennis action. 

The Diplomats moved to 5-4, 4-0 CC while the Red Devils fell to 1-7, 0-4 CC.

By the Numbers

F&M was fast out of the gates, winning all three doubles matches. Isaac Salas and Andrew Pace continued to dominate at No. 3, leading the way with an 8-0 sweep.

Dickinson was only able to steal one singles match as the Diplomats rolled to the 8-1 decision. Will Samuels pitched a pair of shutouts at No. 5, winning 6-0, 6-0. Inigo Flores won his eighth straight singles match by a 6-2, 6-0 score, while Jack Rothman continued to lead the lineup with a 7-5, 6-1 victory at No. 1.

The Results

Singles competition

1. Jack Rothman (FMCM) def. Shawn Diniz (DCM) 7-5, 6-1

2. Jackson Claudio (DCM) def. Isaac Salas (FMCM) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-3)

3. Zack Levin (FMCM) def. Samuel Loring (DCM) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3

4. Inigo Flores (FMCM) def. Nicholas Reese (DCM) 6-2, 6-0

5. Will Samuels (FMCM) def. James Demakos (DCM) 6-0, 6-0

6. Andrew Pace (FMCM) def. Qi Hua (DCM) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Jack Rothman/Inigo Flores (FMCM) def. Shawn Diniz/Samuel Loring (DCM) 8-6

2. Zack Levin/Will Samuels (FMCM) def. Nicholas Reese/Qi Hua (DCM) 8-1

3. Isaac Salas/Andrew Pace (FMCM) def. James Demakos/Jackson Claudio (DCM) 8-0

Up Next

The Diplomats visit Haverford at noon on Saturday for more CC competition.