LANCASTER, Pa. – There was no place like home for the Franklin & Marshall women's tennis team on Saturday as the Diplomats (1-2, 1-2 CC) recorded their first victory of the season with a 9-0 sweep of Muhlenberg (0-2, 0-2 CC). After two tough matches to start their Centennial Conference slate, the Diplomats were dominant during Saturday's home opener.
By the Numbers
Franklin & Marshall dropped just five games total across all three doubles matches to start the afternoon. At No. 3, Caroline Ulrich and Kayley Burke had the most dominant outing with an 8-1 victory. The No. 1 (Sammi Perry/Skye Victor) and No. 2 (Cassidy Landau/Alex D'Angelo) pairings each won by identical 8-2 scores.
The Diplomats did not drop a set in singles. Three players: Sammi Perry (No. 2), Skye Victor (No. 3), and Alex D'Angelo (No. 4) conceded just one game during their entire match. Cassidy Landau (No. 1) and Kayley Burke (No. 6) dropped just two games each during their 6-1, 6-1 victories. Caroline Ulrich blanked her opponent during the first set at No. 5 before doubling up the Mule in the second set.
1: Sammi Perry/Skye Victor (F&M) def. Caroline Armknecht/Maria Stere (MUHL) 8-2
2: Cassidy Landau/Alex D'Angelo (F&M) def. Sophia Framm/Jessica Sommer (MUHL) 8-2
3: Caroline Ulrich/Kayley Burke (F&M) def. Rose Glantz/Carly Lodise (MUHL) 8-1
1: Cassidy Landau (F&M) def. Caroline Armknecht (MUHL) 6-1, 6-1
2: Sammi Perry (F&M) def. Maria Stere (MUHL) 6-0, 6-1
3: Skye Victor (F&M) def. Sophia Framm (MUHL) 6-1, 6-0
4: Alex D'Angelo (F&M) def. Carly Lodise (MUHL) 6-0, 6-1
5: Caroline Ulrich (F&M) def. Rose Glantz (MUHL) 6-0, 6-3
6: Kayley Burke (F&M) def. Jessica Sommer (MUHL) 6-1, 6-1
Franklin & Marshall will be back at home next Saturday as the Diplomats take on McDaniel. First serves in that match are slated for 12 p.m. noon.