Diplomats Undone by Garnet in CC Semifinals

Diplomats Undone by Garnet in CC Semifinals

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team saw its 2017 season draw to a close with a tough 5-0 loss against No. 40 Swarthmore in Saturday's Centennial Conference (CC) Semifinals. The Diplomats dropped to 12-5 with the defeat while the Garnet advance to tomorrow's Championship match with a 12-5 record.

By the Numbers 

Each of the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles matchups were closely-contested with Swarthmore taking both by identical 9-7 scores. The Garnet also secured the No. 3 contest by an 8-3 score and entered into singles competition with a controlling 3-0 edge. 

Both the No. 1 and No. 3 singles matches went Swarthmore's way in straight sets to end the contest at 5-0.   

The Results 

Doubles Competition 

1. Emma Kassan/Anna Scheibmeir (SWATW) def. Nicole Russo/Allison Wolters (FMCW) 9-7

2. Maria Cuervo/Alli Wong (SWATW) def. Sarah Haas/C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) 9-7

3. Vivien Fernandez/Arya Jemal (SWATW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein/Allysan Breece (FMCW) 8-3

Singles Competition 

1. Emma Kassan (SWATW) def. Allison Wolters (FMCW) 6-1, 6-0

2. Vivien Fernandez (SWATW) vs. Nicole Russo (FMCW) 6-4, 2-1, unfinished

3. Shirline Wee (SWATW) def. Sarah Haas (FMCW) 6-1, 6-0

4. Alli Wong (SWATW) vs. C.J. Rummelsburg (FMCW) 6-2, 4-1, unfinished

5. Maria Cuervo (SWATW) vs. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) 4-6, unfinished

6. Arya Jemal (SWATW) vs. Alex Collins (FMCW) 5-0, unfinished

Order of Finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,1)