Diplomats Roll Past Owls

Diplomats Roll Past Owls

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall continued its late-season surge with an 8-1 win over Bryn Mawr on Friday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis competition.

The victory was the third straight for the Diplomats and improved their record to 5-9, 4-2 CC while the Owls fell to 4-11, 0-5 CC.

By the Numbers 

F&M rolled through doubles action, outscoring Bryn Mawr by a 24-10 margin. Gavriel Rubenstein dominated at No. 5 singles with a 6-0, 6-0 shutout as the Diplomats took five of the six matchups. 

Over the span of the last three matches, F&M has bested its opponents by a 26-1 margin that also included a 9-0 shutout of Haverford (April 9) and a 9-0 blanking of McDaniel (April 13). 

The Results 

Singles competition

1. Nicole Russo (F&MW) def. Melina Koukoutchos (BMC) 6-2, 6-2

2. Lizzie Siegle (BMC) def. Tara Buchney (F&MW) 6-2, 6-2

3. Sarah Haas (F&MW) def. Kendall Baller (BMC) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)

4. Emily Gruenberg (F&MW) def. Molly MacDougall (BMC) 6-1, 6-0

5. Gavriel Rubenstein (F&MW) def. Em Prozinski (BMC) 6-0, 6-0

6. Allysan Breece (F&MW) def. Rosa Nanasi Haas (BMC) 6-0, 6-2 

Doubles competition

1. Nicole Russo/Emily Gruenberg (F&MW) def. Melina Koukoutchos/Lizzie Siegle (BMC) 8-4

2. Tara Buchney/Sarah Haas (F&MW) def. Kendall Baller/Molly MacDougall (BMC) 8-3

3. Gavriel Rubenstein/Allysan Breece (F&MW) def. Em Prozinski/Rosa Nanasi Haas (BMC) 8-3 

Up Next 

The Diplomats are set to celebrate senior day tomorrow in Lancaster with a 1:00 p.m. contest against Swarthmore.