Men's Tennis Goes 1-1 on Spring Break Trip in Florida

ORLANDO, FL - Ben Michelman (Fr., Severna Park, MD/Severn School) went 2-0 as the Franklin & Marshall College men's tennis team defeated William Jewell College 6-1, but fell to Baker College 5-1 during a spring break tennis trip to Orlando, Florida.

Against William Jewell, Michelman rolled 7-6, 6-2 as the Diplomats coasted to wins in five of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches for the win.

Versus Baker, Michelman fought back for a 6-4, 4-6 (10-3) win against Wyatt Cooper at #5 but the Diplomats couldn't muster the win as the two teams elected not to play doubles matches.

Franklin & Marshall will continue the season on March 24 at Ursinus College. Match time is set for 3:30 p.m.

F&M 6, William Jewell 1
Singles
(1) Jones (WJ) def. Alex Levy (F&M), 6-1, 6-1
(2) Alex Chester (F&M) def. Johnson (WJ), 7-5, 7-5
(3) Dan Lindenberg (F&M) def. Stamos (WJ), 6-3, 6-0
(4) Ben Michelman (F&M) def. Newell (WJ), 7-6, 6-2
(5) Eric Ellison (F&M) def. Fine (WJ), 6-2, 6-1
(6) Charles Alston (F&M) def. Kinihor (WJ), 6-2, 6-1

Doubles
(1) Jones/Johnson (WJ) def. Chester/Lindenberg (F&M) 8-6
(2) Michelman/Ellison (F&M) def. Newell/Stamos (WJ) 8-0
(3) Levy/Alston (F&M) def. Fine/Kinihor (WJ) 8-3

Baker 5, F&M 1
Singles
(1) John Henderson (B) def. Alex Chester (F&M), 6-2, 6-2
(2) Jose Mota (B) def. Alex Levy (F&M), 6-3, 6-1
(3) Anthony Nguyen (B) def. Dan Lindenberg (F&M), 6-3, 6-4
(4) Blake Glover (B) def. Eric Ellison (F&M), 6-3, 6-2
(5) Ben Michelman (F&M) def. Wyatt Cooper (B) 6-4, 4-6 (10-3)
(6) Joe Almadian (B) def. Charles Alston (F&M), 6-0, 6-0