LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team dropped its first Centennial Conference (CC) competition of the season, falling to Haverford by a 7-2 score on Saturday at the Hempfield Rec Center.
The Diplomats, who are ranked No. 15 in the Atlantic South Region, now sit at 5-4, 3-1 CC on the year while the Fords, who are ranked No. 13 in the region, improved to 8-1, 4-0 CC.
By the Numbers
Haverford put F&M in a 2-1 hole following doubles action. The Diplomats' lone win came from the No. 1 duo of Allison Wolters and Sarah Haas by an 8-4 tally, who downed the region's No. 13 ranked doubles' team of Jane Bary and Emily Shutman.
Wolters secured the team's singles victory as well with a straight-set win at No. 1. Four of the Fords' five singles victories occurred in straight sets.
1. Allison Wolters/Sarah Haas (FMCW) def. Emily Shutman/Jane Bary (HAVWTEN) 8-4
2. Greta Koch/Julia Gan (HAVWTEN) def. Gavriel Rubenstein/Stefana Vujinovic (FMCW) 8-3
3. Clara Farrehi/Natalie Williams (HAVWTEN) def. Emma Wu/Marissa Witmer (FMCW) 8-2
1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Julia Gan (HAVWTEN) 6-3, 6-2
2. Jane Bary (HAVWTEN) def. Sarah Haas (FMCW) 6-2, 6-0
3. Greta Koch (HAVWTEN) def. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)
4. Emily Shutman (HAVWTEN) def. Emma Wu (FMCW) 6-4, 6-0
5. Clara Farrehi (HAVWTEN) def. Alex Collins (FMCW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Natalie Williams (HAVWTEN) def. Stefana Vujinovic (FMCW) 6-2, 6-1
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (2,1,3,4,5,6)
F&M returns to action tomorrow at the Hershey Racquet Club, facing off against Wilkes at 5:00 p.m.