LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team rolled past Dickinson by an 8-1 score at home on Tuesday, clinching the program's sixth straight Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament berth.
The Diplomats improved to 8-6, 6-3 CC while the Red Devils fell to 6-8, 3-5 CC.
By the Numbers
F&M swept the three doubles matches on the day to claim the decisive 3-0 advantage heading into singles play. The duo of Allison Wolters and Gavriel Rubenstein were dominant at No. 1 with the 8-0 shutout.
Singles action saw the Diplomats claim five straight-set sweeps as Wolters once again shut out her opponent by a 6-0, 6-0 mark at No. 1.
F&M has now won three consecutive matches in the series and improved its all-time lead over the Red Devils to 40-8.
1. Allison Wolters/Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) def. Emily Sprague/Rachel O'Brien (DCW) 8-0
2. Emma Wu/Lauren Wang (FMCW) def. Lexi Epstein/Neve Brennan (DCW) 8-6
3. Marissa Witmer/Caroline Ulrich (FMCW) def. Olivia Shea/Olivia Carnevale (DCW) 8-4
1. Allison Wolters (FMCW) def. Lexi Epstein (DCW) 6-0, 6-0
2. Gavriel Rubenstein (FMCW) def. Emily Sprague (DCW) 6-3, 6-1
3. Emma Wu (FMCW) def. Lydia Fox (DCW) 6-1, 6-3
4. Olivia Shea (DCW) def. Lauren Wang (FMCW) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8)
5. Alex D'Angelo (FMCW) def. Rachel O'Brien (DCW) 7-5, 6-3
6. Marissa Witmer (FMCW) def. Elisa Varlotta (DCW) 6-4, 7-5
The Diplomats are set to close out their 2019 regular season on Saturday when F&M celebrates senior day by hosting Muhlenberg at 11:00 a.m.