LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team rolled to a 9-0 sweep of McDaniel at home on Wednesday afternoon. The Centennial Conference (CC) victory improved the Diplomats to 4-4, 2-1 CC on the year while the Green Terror dropped to 2-5, 0-3 CC.
By the Numbers
McDaniel forfeited a total of three matches on the day due to a lack of players, and F&M was dominant in the other six. Gavriel Rubenstein and Allison Wolters combined at No. 1 doubles for the 8-0 shutout. In singles, Marissa Witmer (No. 2) and Ella Mure (No. 4) each earned 6-0, 6-0 straight set wins.
The Diplomats are now 40-1 all-time against McDaniel and have won 39 consecutive matchups dating back to 1977.
1. Gavriel Rubenstein/Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Michelle Addo/Lia Posatko (MCD) 8-0
2. Emma Wu/Lauren Wang (FMCW) def. Reaiah Rutherford/Rachael Hartley (MCD) 8-1
3. Caroline Ulrich/Alex D'Angelo (FMCW) def. No player/No player (MCD), by forfeit
1. Alex D'Angelo (FMCW) def. Michelle Addo (MCD) 6-1, 6-1
2. Marissa Witmer (FMCW) def. Lia Posatko (MCD) 6-0, 6-0
3. Caroline Ulrich (FMCW) def. Rachael Hartley (MCD) 6-1, 6-0
4. Ella Mure (FMCW) def. Reaiah Rutherford (MCD) 6-0, 6-0
5. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. No player (MCD), by forfeit
6. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) def. No player (MCD), by forfeit
F&M hits the road on Saturday, continuing CC competition with an 11:00 a.m. contest against Bryn Mawr.