April 19, 2005

Diplomats Handle Haverford 4-3 in Men's Tennis

LANCASTER, PA - Franklin & Marshall College used wins at #2, #3, #4 and #5 singles to defeat Haverford College 4-3 in Centennial Conference men's tennis action.

Following losses at #1 and #3 doubles to lose the point, the Diplomats fell behind further as Carl Lederman defeated Alex Chester (Sr., Coral Gables, FL/Palmer-Trinity) 6-3, 6-4. However, Alex Levy (Jr., West Windsor, NJ/Lawrenceville School), Joakim Stenbeck (Fr., Westport, CT/Greens Farms), Andrew Mayer (Jr., West Chester, PA/East) and Dan Lindenberg (Sr., Niskayuna, NY/Niskayuna) picked up singles victories to lead Franklin & Marshall to the win.

Franklin & Marshall (9-5, 5-2 Centennial Conference) will continue the season on April 27 at Dickinson College. Match time is set for 3:30 p.m.

Franklin & Marshall 4, Haverford 3
Doubles
1) Lederman/Stein (H) def. Chester/Lindenberg (F&M), 8-3
2) Mayer/Pilkington (F&M) def. Salton/Trust (H), 8-4
3) Rich Carthas/Curtis Fentress (H) def. Ben Michelman/Levy (F&M), 8-6
Singles
1) Carl Lederman (H) def. Alex Chester (F&M), 6-3, 6-4
2) Alex Levy (F&M) def. Elmar Trust (H), 2-6, 6-0, 6-1
3) Joakim Stenbeck (F&M) def. Vahe Vartan (H), 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
4) Andrew Mayer (F&M) def. Matt Stein (H), 6-0, 6-1
5) Dan Lindenberg (F&M) def. Mark Adelberg (H), 6-4, 6-3
6) Alex Salton (H) def. Bryan Pilkington (F&M), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

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