Diplomats Compete at ITA Regionals

Diplomats Compete at ITA Regionals


FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Four Franklin & Marshall women's tennis players represented the Diplomats at the ITA Southeast Regionals hosted by Mary Washington this weekend.

Ally Warshaver and Shannon Littlefield advanced to the semifinals in doubles action, while Erica Wood and Valerie Harteg joined Littlefield in collecting a singles win.

Warshaver and Littlefield recorded an 8-4 win in the quarterfinals to make their way to the semifinals. Harteg and Wood also paired up to play doubles, but fell in the round of 32 by a score of 8-4.

In singles action, Littlefield defeated Lauren Bakker 6-4, 7-5 and went on to down Nina Bollag 8-6 to reach the quarterfinals. Reena Barnett handed Littlefield an 8-2 loss to stop her run in gray singles group.

Harteg managed a close 6-3, 3-6, 11-9 victory over Shannon Sabo in the round of 64, before falling to Lindsay Schmidt 7-5, 6-4. Wood also went 1-1 on the weekend, defeating Meredith Willett by scores of 6-4, 6-2 and then dropping to Catherine Malcolm by the same decision.

This tournament wraps up F&M's fall season. The Diplomats return to action on March 24 at McDaniel.