Diplomats Ace LVC

LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall topped Lebanon Valley 5-0 in a rain shortened non-conference women's tennis match on Friday at Brooks Tennis Center. The Diplomats improve to 5-6 with the victory, while the Dutchmen fall to 7-6.

F&M swept the three doubles points, with the No. 2 team of Dana Sleeper and Meredith Lackey and the No. 3 duo Emily Gruenberg and Julia Fiala both winning by 8-2 counts. At No. 1, Anya Sahaydachny and Megan FitzMaurice earned a tight 8-6 win to give the Diplomats the 3-0 edge heading into singles play.

In singles, Fiala topped Lauren Fulmer 6-1, 6-4 at No. 3, while Gruenberg defeated Mary Kate Lemon 6-0, 6-2.

The Diplomats are back in action tomorrow with a Centennial Conference (CC) matchup at Swarthmore at 1:00 p.m.