Dickinson Downs Diplomats

Dickinson Downs Diplomats

CARLISLE, Pa. – Katie Ertel picked up Franklin & Marshall's only win as Dickinson went on to defeat the Diplomats 8-1 in a Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis match Wednesday afternoon. F&M fell to 6-8, 2-6 CC while the Red Devils improved to 11-5, 6-2 CC.

Ertel earned her victory over Leigh Oczkowski in the number five spot by scores of 6-4, 7-5. Meredith Lackey gave Alysia Rodgers two tough matches in the number one spot, as she was edged 6-4, 6-4.

Lackey and Dana Russo paired up for number one doubles, but ultimately fell 8-4 to Joelle Nitzberg and Sarah Woodward. Danielle Weiner and Valeri Harteg were slighted by Rodgers and Sarah Linder by an 8-5 margin.

The Diplomats travel to Muhlenberg on Thursday, April 22 for Franklin & Marshall's final CC road match of the season. Action is scheduled for 4 p.m.


Franklin & Marshall vs. Dickinson

April 21, 2010 at Carlisle, Pa.

Dickinson 8, Franklin & Marshall 1


Singles Competition

1. Alysia Rodgers (DCW) def. Meredith Lackey (F&M) 6-4, 6-4

2. Joelle Nitzberg (DCW) def. Danielle Weiner (F&M) 6-4, 6-2

3. Sarah Woodward (DCW) def. Dana Russo (F&M) 6-3, 6-1

4. Alex Bybel (DCW) def. Valeri Harteg (F&M) 6-1, 6-0

5. Katie Ertel (F&M) def. Leigh Oczkowski (DCW) 6-4, 7-5

6. Nora Hajnoczky (DCW) def. No player (F&M), by forfeit


Doubles Competition

1. Joelle Nitzberg/Sarah Woodward (DCW) def. Meredith Lackey/Dana Russo (F&M) 8-4

2. Alysia Rodgers/Sarah Lindner (DCW) def. Danielle Weiner/Valeri Harteg (F&M) 8-5

3. Alex Bybel/Carla Cox (DCW) def. No player/No player (F&M), by forfeit


Match Notes:

Franklin & Marshall 6-8, 2-6

Dickinson College 11-5, 6-2