Franklin & Marshall Overpowers McDaniel 7-0 in Men's Tennis

LANCASTER, PA - The Franklin & Marshall College men's tennis team rolled over McDaniel College 7-0 in the Centennial Conference opener for both teams at the Hempfield Area Recreation Center courts.

Playing at Hempfield while the Diplomats' new tennis courts are completed, Franklin & Marshall improved to 41-1 against the Green Terror as the Diplomats have a 38 match winning streak dating back to a loss in 1959.

The closest match of the day occurred at #1 as Alex Levy (Jr., West Windsor, NJ/Lawrenceville School) held off Brian Kastner 6-1, 6-7 (7-4), 10-5.

The Diplomats swept the remaining matches as Ben Michelman (So., Severna Park, MD/Severn School) won 6-0, 6-0 at #2, Ben Hart (Fr., Princeton, NJ/George School) 6-3, 7-5 at #3, Seth Cruice (Fr., Darien, CT/Greens Farms) 6-1, 6-0 at #4, Josh McGuinness (Fr., West Trenton, NJ/Peddie School) 6-1, 6-3 at #5 and Colin Chang (Fr., Sandy, UT) 6-0, 6-0 at #6.

Franklin & Marshall (2-5, 1-0 Centennial Conference) will continue the season on March 29 at Gettysburg College in Centennial Conference competition. Match time is set for 3:00 p.m.

Franklin & Marshall 7, McDaniel 0
Doubles
(1) Levy & Michelman (F&M) def. Kastner & Winkelstein (M), 8-4
(2) Hart & Cruice (F&M) def. Ross & Seabeck (M), 8-3
(3) Dave Janerich & Brett Joseph (F&M) def. Taylor & Pettaway (M), 8-2

Singles
(1) Alex Levy (F&M) def. Brian Kastner (M), 6-1, 6-7 (7-4), 10-5
(2) Ben Michelman (F&M) def. Aaron Taylor (M), 6-0, 6-0
(3) Ben Hart (F&M) def. Mark Winkelstein (M), 6-3, 7-5
(4) Seth Cruice (F&M) def. Bill Ross (M), 6-1, 6-0
(5) Josh McGuiness (F&M) def. RJ Seabeck (M), 6-1, 6-3
(6) Colin Chang (F&M) def. Adrian Pettaway (M), 6-0, 6-0