Diplomats Shutdown by Shorewomen

Diplomats Shutdown by Shorewomen

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team suffered an 8-1 setback against No. 40 Washington College on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition.

The Diplomats dropped to 2-7, 1-1 CC with the defeat while the Shorewomen continued to roll at 6-2, 3-0 CC. 

By the Numbers 

F&M's lone win on the day came in doubles action when the duo of Allysan Breece and Gavriel Rubenstein (No. 3) combined for a narrow 8-6 victory. Emily Gruenberg and Nicole Russo forced extra points at the No.  1 spot but came up short 9-7. 

A pair of matches went to the super tiebreaker in singles, however, Washington earned the win in each of the six matchups. 

The Results 

Singles competition

1. April Weaver (WC) def. Nicole Russo (F&MW) 6-2, 6-4

2. Julie Lazer (WC) def. Tara Buchney (F&MW) 5-7, 6-1, 10-3

3. Rachel Martinez (WC) def. Sarah Haas (F&MW) 6-0, 6-1

4. Krista Filiopoulos (WC) def. Emily Gruenberg (F&MW) 4-6, 6-1, 10-2

5. Blair Kang (WC) def. Gavriel Rubenstein (F&MW) 6-2, 6-3

6. MP Hubert (WC) def. Alexandra Collins (F&MW) 7-6 (9-7), 7-5

Doubles competition

1. April Weaver/Marielle McIntyre (WC) def. Emily Gruenberg/Nicole Russo (F&MW) 9-7

2. Rachel Martinez/Julie Lazer (WC) def. Sarah Haas/Tara Buchney (F&MW) 8-2

3. Allysan Breece/Gavriel Rubenstein (F&MW) def. Krista Filiopoulos/MP Hubert (WC) 8-6

Order of Finish 

Doubles (2,3,1), Singles (1,3,4,2,5,6) 

Up Next

The Diplomats return to non-conference action tomorrow, traveling to No. 18 Mary Washington for an 11:00 a.m. matchup.