March 23, 2006

Franklin & Marshall Falls to Shepherd & York in Men's Tennis

LANCASTER, PA - The Franklin & Marshall College men's tennis team fell to Shepherd College and York College of Pennsylvania on March 22-23 at the Hempfield Area Recreation Center.

Playing at Hempfield while the Diplomats' new tennis courts are completed, Franklin & Marshall fell 4-3 to Division II Shepherd on March 22

The Diplomats recorded victories at #3, #5 and #6 singles, but Shepherd took the #1 and #3 doubles matches to hang on for the victory.

Against York College on March 23, Josh McGuiness (So., West Trenton, NJ/Peddie School) notched a 6-0, 6-3 victory at #5 singles for the Diplomats victory as F&M fell to 1-5 on the year.

Franklin & Marshall will continue the season on March 25 at Hempfield verus McDaniel College in the Centennial Conference season opener. Match time is set for 2:30 p.m.

Shepherd 4, F&M 3
Doubles
(1) Moser & Seiforth (S) def. Mayer & Michelman (F&M), 8-3
(2) Levy & McGuiness (F&M) def. Stevenson & Art Ebeling (S), 8-5
(3) Bosco & Hasenei (S) def. Cruice & Colin Chang (F&M), 8-1

Singles
(1) Casey Moser (S) def. Alex Levy (F&M), 6-4, 6-4
(2) David Seiforth (S) def. Andrew Mayer (F&M), 6-4, 7-5
(3) Ben Michelman (F&M) def. Eric Stevenson (S), 6-3, 6-3
(4) Scott Hasenei (S) def. Ben Hart (F&M), 6-7, 7-6, 6-1
(5) Seth Cruice (F&M) def. Andy Bosco (S), 1-6, 7-5, 6-3
(6) Josh McGuiness (F&M) def. Jesse Humeas (S), 6-2, 6-2

York 6, F&M 1
Doubles
(1) Ho & Koppelman (Y) def. Mayer & Michelman (F&M), 8-6
(2) Weber & Brian Wiesemann (Y) def. Levy & McGuiness (F&M), 9-7
(3) Mowrer & Trimmer (Y) def. Janerich & Cruice (F&M), 8-2

Singles
(1) Ryan Weber (Y) def. Alex Levy (F&M), 4-6, 7-5 (10-1)
(2) Tim Mowrer (Y) def. Andrew Mayer (F&M), 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
(3) Ron Ho (Y) def. Ben Michelman (F&M), 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
(4) Joel Trimmer (Y) def. Seth Cruice (F&M), 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
(5) Josh McGuiness (F&M) def. Braxton Koppelman (Y), 6-0, 6-3
(6) Dave Tabachink (Y) def. Dave Janerich (F&M), 6-1, 6-3

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