Diplomats Fall Short to Blue Jays

Diplomats Fall Short to Blue Jays

BALTIMORE, Md. – Franklin & Marshall's women's team dropped an 8-1 match against No. 14 Johns Hopkins on Tuesday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition. 

The loss snapped an unprecedented 10-match winning streak for the No. 11 Atlantic South regionally-ranked Diplomats (11-3, 7-1 CC), who came into the contest with an unbeaten conference mark. 

F&M's overall victory streak dated back to Feb. 19. The Blue Jays, ranked No. 14 in the nation and No. 4 in the Atlantic South, improved to 12-4, 7-0 CC. 

By the Numbers 

Although the team's winning streak came to an end, Allison Wolters (No. 23 in the Atlantic South) continued her  roll at the No. 1 position in the singles lineup, securing her 12th-consecuative victory and remaining a perfect 8-0 in the CC after a 6-4, 6-2 win in straight sets over Sophie Strickland (No. 21 in Atlantic South). 

Alex Collins (No. 6) registered a 6-2 win in her opening set before falling in the next two. 

The Results

Doubles Results 

1. Katie Gauch/Ashnaa Rao (JHUW) def. Allison Wolters/Nicole Russo (FMCW) 8-3

2. Sophia Strickland/Kimberly Zou (JHUW) def. Sarah Haas/C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) 8-5

3. Caroline Greydak/Jody Law (JHUW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein/Allysan Breece (FMCW) 8-1

Singles Results 

1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Sophia Strickland (JHUW) 6-4, 6-2

2. Caroline Greydak (JHUW) def. Nicole Russo (FMCW) 6-2, 6-1

3. Kimberly Zou (JHUW) def. Sarah Haas (FMCW) 6-2, 6-1

4. Chrissy Simon (JHUW) def. C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) 6-3, 7-5

5. Amanda Soo Ping Chow (JHUW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) 6-1, 6-1

6. Katie Gauch (JHUW) def. Alex Collins (FMCW) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Up Next 

The Diplomats' tough stretch of CC matchups continues on Saturday against No. 40 Swarthmore at 1:00 p.m. on the road.