Women’s Tennis Celebrates Senior Day With Shutout Victory

Women’s Tennis Celebrates Senior Day With Shutout Victory

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team dominated Centennial Conference (CC)-opponent Muhlenberg on Senior Day by a 9-0 score at Brooks Tennis Center. With Saturday's win, the Diplomats are on a six-match win streak and have claimed four consecutive 9-0 shutouts.

F&M's record improved to 7-2, 3-0 CC while the Mules fell to 0-4, 0-3 CC. 

Senior Day 

Before the match, F&M celebrated its four-member senior class of Allysan Breece, Sydney Fass, C.J. Rummelsburg and Nicole Russo.

By the Numbers 

The Diplomats started out strong with a 3-0 sweep in doubles competition. Two of the three duos picked up 8-0 victories, while Nicole Russo and Allison Wolters earned an 8-3 win at the No. 1 spot.

The domination of the Mules continued into the singles matches, where F&M took each contest in straight sets. Alex Collins (No. 5) and C.J. Rummelsburg (No. 4) both secured 6-0, 6-0 victories. 

The Diplomats, who moved up to No. 12 in the Atlantic South Regional Rankings, now hold a four-match win streak against the Mules and have not lost to them since 2013. 

The Results 

Doubles Competition 

1. Allison Wolters/Nicole Russo (FMCW) def. Jamie Rosenblum/Hannah Molk (MUHL) 8-3

2. Sarah Haas/C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) def. Brittany Gould/Meghan Olsen (MUHL) 8-0

3. Gavriel Rubenstein/Allysan Breece (FMCW) def. Shelby Knafo/Hannah Bobker (MUHL) 8-0 

Singles Competition

1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Jamie Rosenblum (MUHL) 6-1, 6-1

2. Nicole Russo (FMCW) def. Hannah Molk (MUHL) 6-3, 6-1

3. Sarah Haas (FMCW) def. Brittany Gould (MUHL) 6-2, 6-0

4. C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) def. Meghan Olsen (MUHL) 6-0, 6-0

5. Alex Collins (FMCW) def. Hannah Bobker (MUHL) 6-0, 6-0

6. Sydney Fass (FMCW) def. Shelby Knafo (MUHL) 6-2, 6-3 

Up Next

The Diplomats' continue CC play with a home match against Dickinson on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.