April 18, 2012

Dickinson Tops F&M

CARLISLE, Pa. - Dickinson defeated Franklin & Marshall 8-0 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis action on Wednesday. The Diplomats fall to 6-9, 3-6 CC with the loss, while the Red Devils improve to 14-3, 7-2 CC with the shutout win.

The Red Devils swept the six singles spots and took the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles points, while the No. 2 doubles match was unfinished for the 8-0 final.

Dana Sleeper went toe-to-toe with Dickinson's Brittany Zoll at the No. 3 singles spot, but came up short in three sets, 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 10-5, in the closest match of the day. Julia Fiala also dropped a tight match, falling to Nora Hajnoczky at No. 4 by a score of 7-6 (6-3), 6-4.

F&M returns home on Saturday for its final contest of the regular season, a 12:00 pm matchup against Bryn Mawr in CC action.

Dickinson College 8, Franklin & Marshall 0

Singles competition
1. Alysia Rodgers (DCW) def. Danielle Weiner (F&M) 6-2, 6-2
2. Shannon Lavery (DCW) def. Anya Sahaydachny (F&M) 6-1, 6-0
3. Brittany Zoll (DCW) def. Dana Sleeper (F&M) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 10-5
4. Nora Hajnoczky (DCW) def. Julia Fiala (F&M) 7-6 (6-3), 6-4
5. Leigh Oczkowski (DCW) def. Nina Simic (F&M) 6-1, retired
6. Madeline Altholtz (DCW) def. Shannon Littlefield (F&M) 6-2, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Alysia Rodgers/Shannon Lavery (DCW) def. Danielle Weiner/Anya Sahaydachny (F&M) 8-2
2. Brittany Zoll/Leigh Oczkowski (DCW) vs. Megan FitzMaurice/Dana Sleeper (F&M) unfinished
3. Nora Hajnoczky/Madeline Altholtz (DCW) def. Julia Fiala/Nina Simic (F&M) 8-2