CARLISLE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team remained unbeaten in Centennial Conference (CC) play with a 6-3 victory against Dickinson on Thursday evening.
The Diplomats, who are ranked No. 16 in the Atlantic South Region, improved to 5-3, 3-0 CC with the team's fifth straight win, while the Red Devils fell to 4-7, 0-3 CC.
By the Numbers
Leading by a 2-1 score heading into singles action, the bottom of the Diplomats' order came up huge as F&M went 3-0 at the No.'s 4-6 spots in the lineup.
Allison Wolters (No. 1) battled back from a 6-0 loss in her opening set to claim the next two frames and win her fifth consecutive match. Emma Wu also extended a five-match victory streak with her sweep at No. 4.
1. Allison Wolters/Sarah Haas (FMCW) def. Lauren Altschuler/Alexandra Epstein (DCW) 8-6
2. Hanna Butler/Olivia Shea (DCW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein/Stefana Vujinovic (FMCW) 8-1
3. Emma Wu/Marissa Witmer (FMCW) def. Kirsten Brodeen/Emily Sprague (DCW) 8-2
1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Lauren Altschuler (DCW) 0-6, 6-1, 10-1
2. Hanna Butler (DCW) def. Sarah Haas (FMCW) 6-3, 6-4
3. Alexandra Epstein (DCW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
4. Emma Wu (FMCW) def. Olivia Shea (DCW) 7-5, 7-6 (10-8)
5. Alex Collins (FMCW) def. Emily Sprague (DCW) 6-3, 6-1
6. Stefana Vujinovic (FMCW) def. Elisa Varletta (DCW) 6-2, 6-1
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,1,6,3,2,4)
Centennial competition rolls along on Saturday when F&M faces Haverford at 2:00 p.m. The contest is set to take place off campus at the Hempfield Rec Center.