April 21, 2012

Diplomats Down Owls in Season Finale

YORK, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall concluded its season with a 6-3 Centennial Conference (CC) triumph over Bryn Mawr in women's tennis action on Saturday at Wisehaven Tennis Center. The Diplomats wrap up the year at 7-9, 4-6 CC, while the Owls drop to 3-17, 1-7 CC with the loss.

F&M took a 2-1 advantage with doubles wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions. The No. 2 duo of Megan FitzMaurice and Dana Sleeper secured their third straight win with an 8-5 score over Vivien Chen and Jenny Vogel, while Danielle Weiner and Anya Sahaydachny outlasted Anna Perocchi and Eliza Perocchi at No. 1, 8-6.

Sahaydachny also recorded a singles victory, defeating Chen in straight sets at the No. 2 spot, 6-4, 6-0. Julia Fiala and Shannon Littlefield added straight set wins at No. 4 and No. 6, respectively, while Nina Simic captured a three-set triumph at No. 5. Fiala topped Vogel 6-1, 6-2, Littlefield downed Zoe Odenwalder 6-4, 6-2, and Simic bounced back from a first set loss to edge Elizabeth Olecki 2-6, 6-1, 10-5.

The Diplomats conclude the year with wins in three of their final four matches, and bid farewell to just one senior, Littlefield.

Franklin & Marshall 6, Bryn Mawr 3

Singles competition
1. Anna Perocchi (BMC) def. Danielle Weiner (F&M) 3-6, 6-1, 10-7
2. Anya Sahaydachny (F&M) def. Vivien Chen (BMC) 6-4, 6-0
3. Eliza Perocchi (BMC) def. Dana Sleeper (F&M) 9-7
4. Julia Fiala (F&M) def. Jenny Vogel (BMC) 6-1, 6-2
5. Nina Simic (F&M) def. Elizabeth Olecki (BMC) 2-6, 6-1, 10-5
6. Shannon Littlefield (F&M) def. Zoe Odenwalder (BMC) 6-4, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Danielle Weiner/Anya Sahaydachny (F&M) def. Anna Perocchi/Eliza Perocchi (BMC) 8-6
2. Megan FitzMaurice/Dana Sleeper (F&M) def. Vivien Chen/Jenny Vogel (BMC) 8-5
3. Catherine Austin/Zoe Odenwalder (BMC) def. Shannon Littlefield/Naomi Smith (F&M) 8-4
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