F&M Concludes Spring Break Trip at 3-0

F&M Concludes Spring Break Trip at 3-0

ORLANDO, Fla. – A pair of dominating victories put the finishing touches on a successful Florida Spring Break trip for Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team. The Diplomats (4-2) earned an 8-1 win against Macalester on Tuesday and then concluded their 3-0 week with a 9-0 blanking of Colby-Sawyer on Wednesday.

By the Numbers (Macalester)

F&M controlled doubles play with a 3-0 sweep that included an 8-4 victory from the No. 1 duo of Nicole Russo and Allison Wolters, who are ranked at No. 25 in the nation. Singles play was highlighted by a dominant performance from Wolters at the No. 1 spot, as the sophomore did not concede a game in her straight set sweep.

Tuesday's meeting marked the first time in series history these programs squared off.

The Results (Macalester)

Doubles Competition 

1. Nicole Russo/Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Jen Koehler/Lily Stein (MAC) 8-4

2. Sarah Haas/C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) def. Della Brown/Claire Buehler (MAC) 8-1

3. Gavriel Rubenstein/Allysan Breece (FMCW) def. Jessica Ilc/Maegan O'Herin (MAC) 9-8 (7-5)

Singles Competition

1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Jen Koehler (MAC) 6-0, 6-0

2. Nicole Russo (FMCW) def. Della Brown (MAC) 6-1, 6-0

3. Claire Buehler (MAC) def. Sarah Haas (FMCW) 6-4, 6-7, 10-5

4. C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) def. Lily Stein (MAC) 6-3, 6-1

5. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) def. Jessica Ilc (MAC) 6-1, 6-1

6. Alex Collins (FMCW) def. Maegan O'Herin (MAC) 6-2, 7-6 (11-9)

By the Numbers (Colby-Sawyer) 

Doubles action saw the Diplomats roll to a 3-0 sweep, including a dominant 8-2 effort from the No. 2 duo of C.J. Rummelsburg and Sarah Haas. Singles competition proved to be much of the same as all six positions in the order were decided in straight sets. 

F&M now holds a 2-0 series edge against Colby-Sawyer with the other win occurring back in 2015. 

The Results (Colby-Sawyer) 

Doubles Competition 

1. Allison Wolters/Nicole Russo (FMCW) def. Evelyn Miller/Aislinn O'Connor (CSCW1617) 8-6

2. C.J. Rummelsburg/Sarah Haas (FMCW) def. Ashley Woodside/Michelle Lopes (CSCW1617) 8-2

3. Allysan Breece/Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) def. Christine Hill/Lauren Blanchard (CSCW1617) 8-5

Singles Competition

1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Ashley Woodside (CSCW1617) 6-0, 6-1

2. Nicole Russo (FMCW) def. Evelyn Miller (CSCW1617) 6-3, 6-3

3. Sarah Haas (FMCW) def. Aislinn O'Connor (CSCW1617) 6-3, 6-1

4. C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) def. Lauren Blanchard (CSCW1617) 6-0, 6-2

5. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) def. Christine Hill (CSCW1617) 6-2, 6-1

6. Alex Collins (FMCW) def. Hilary Boucher (CSCW1617) 6-0, 6-3

Up Next

The Diplomats' Centennial Conference (CC) and home opener is set for Saturday, March 25 against Ursinus at 1:00 p.m.