LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall women's tennis gave the region's No. 8 ranked team all it could handle, but ultimately fell short by a narrow 6-3 score against Swarthmore on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition.
The Diplomats, who are ranked No. 15 in the Atlantic South, fell to 8-6, 5-3 CC, while the Garnet remained undefeated in the Conference and improved to 9-7, 8-0 CC.
By the Numbers
F&M kept the score close after doubles play with a clutch 9-7 win from the duo of Emma Wu and Stefana Vujinovic at No. 3, to head into singles down by a 2-1 tally. The top of the order was strong for the Diplomats as Allison Wolters (No. 1) and Sarah Haas (No. 2) were victorious.
However, the Garnet swept the No.'s 3-6 spots in straight sets to earn the win.
1. Emma Kassan/Anna Scheibmeir (SWATW) def. Allison Wolters/Sarah Haas (FMCW) 8-4
2. Shirline Wee/Julia Gokhberg (SWATW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein/Alex Collins (FMCW) 8-4
3. Emma Wu/Stefana Vujinovic (FMCW) def. Arya Jemal/Rachel Bronkema (SWATW) 9-7
1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Shirline Wee (SWATW) 6-1, 6-3
2. Sarah Haas (FMCW) def. Anna Scheibmeir (SWATW) 1-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Arya Jemal (SWATW) def. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) 6-4, 6-1
4. Julia Gokhberg (SWATW) def. Alex Collins (FMCW) 6-1, 6-1
5. Elise Talley (SWATW) def. Stefana Vujinovic (FMCW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Ashley Gao (SWATW) def. Alex D'Angelo (FMCW) 6-4, 6-1
F&M returns to the courts tomorrow, traveling to Muhlenberg for a 12:00 p.m. contest.