Women's Tennis Finishes 3-2 in Florida

Women's Tennis Finishes 3-2 in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Franklin & Marshall women’s tennis team went an impressive 2-1 in its final matches to wrap up the spring break trip in Florida. The squad improved to 4-2 on the year.

The Diplomats earned a 6-3 victory over Minnesota State-Moorhead. Danielle Weiner paved the way, gliding past Emily Delany 6-2, 6-2, and Katie Ertel defeated Jennessa Winey 6-2, 6-4.

Dana Russo and Valeri Harteg were the only doubles team to earn a victory, defeating Delaney and Susan Gilkerson 8-2.

F&M went on to hand Concordia a 7-2 defeat. Shannon Littlefield slid past Lindsey Heine 6-0, 6-2, and Harteg beat Jackie Ward by scores of 6-1, 6-1. Ertel blanked Katie Fox 6-0, 6-0.

Harteg and Weiner teamed up to deliver the sole doubles victory, handing Katie Mooney and Lauren Taugher an 8-0 defeat.

In the final match, St. Scholastica overpowered the Diplomats by a 7-2 margin. Weiner took Katie Motley into three sets, earning the victory 1-6, 6-3, 1-0 (5). Ertel also went into three sets, earning a 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (8) win over Kelly Ross. Harteg handled Angela Shields for a 6-4, 6-4 victory.

F&M opens Centennial Conference play at McDaniel on March 23. The first match is slated for 4 p.m.

 

Franklin & Marshall 6, Minnesota State-Moorhead 3

Singles Competition

1. Meredith Lackey (F&M) def. Kayla Huether (MSM) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (8)

2. Danielle Weiner (F&M) def. Emily Delaney (MSM) 6-2, 6-2

3. Dana Russo (F&M) def. Alyse Grelson (MSM) 7-5, 7-6

4. Valeri Harteg (F&M) def. Brenna Johnson (MSM) 6-1, 6-7, 1-0

5. Katie Ertel (F&M) def. Jennessa Winey (MSM) 6-2, 6-4

6. Susan Cilkerson (MSM) def. Vicky Balonik (F&M) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles Competition

1. Kayla Huether/Alyse Grelson (MSM) def. Meredith Lackey/Danielle Weiner (F&M) 8-4

2. Dana Russo/Valeri Harteg (F&M) def. Emily Delaney/Susan Gilkerson (MSM) 8-2

3. Brenna Johnson/Jennessa Winey (MSM) def. Shannon Littlefield/Katie Ertel (F&M) 8-4

 

Franklin & Marshall 7, Concordia 2

Singles Competition

1. Meredith Lackey (F&M) def. Erin Henrich (CU) 7-5,6-2

2. Danielle Weiner (F&M) def. Kaitlin Strewlow (CU) 6-0,7-5

3. Dana Russo (F&M) def. Callie Reinke (CU) 6-2,6-1

4. Valeri Harteg (F&M) def. Jackie Ward (CU) 6-1,6-1

5. Katie Ertel (F&M) def. Katie Fox (CU) 6-0,6-0

6. Shannon Littlefield (F&M) def. Lindsey Heine (CU) 6-0,6-2

Doubles Competition

1. Erin Henrich/Kaitlyn Stewlow (CU) def. Meredith Lackey/Dana Russo (F&M) 8-4

2. Danielle Weiner/Valeri Harteg (F&M) def. Katie Mooney/Lauren Taugher (CU) 8-0

3. Katie Fox/Jackie Ward (CU) def. Katie Ertel/Vicky Balonik (F&M) 8-4

 

St. Scholastica 7, Franklin & Marshall 2

Singles Competition

1. Danielle Weiner (F&M) def. Katie Motley (SS) 1-6, 6-3, 1-0

2. Callee Conda (SS) def. Meredith Lackey (F&M) 6-0, 6-4

3. Danni Sonnenfeld (SS) def. Dana Russo (F&M) 7-5, 5-7, 1-0

4. Katie Ertel (F&M) def. Kelly Ross (SS) 6-1, 4-6, 1-0

5. Valeri Harteg (F&M) def. Angela Shields (SS) 6-4, 6-4

6. Katie Marcella (SS) def. Vicky Balonik (F&M) 7-5, 6-4

Doubles Competition

1. Callee Conda/Danni Sonnenfeld (SS) def. Meredith Lackey/Dana Russo (F&M) 8-3

2. Katie Motley/Kelly Ross (SS) def. Danielle Weiner/Valerie Harteg (F&M) 8-5

3. Megan Carlson/Angela Shields (SS) def. Katie Ertel/Shannon Littlefield (F&M) 8-4