#8- Johns Hopkins Tops Devils to Open Centennial Play

Joey Frank turned in two solid matches on Saturday but Swarthmore would come away with the win
Photo by James Rasp

 

 

(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's tennis team turned in a strong performance on Saturday, but had little luck against the number-eight ranked team in the country, Johns Hopkins University. The Blue Jays opened the Centennial Conference schedule with a 9-0 win over the Red Devils.

 

The Red Devils did put some points on the board as Chris Mueller-Wolf (Munich, Germany/Pennington School, N.Y.) played well in a 6-4, 7-5 setback in the third singles flight. He joined Will Golinkin (Houston, Texas/Kincaid) to battle in the number-one doubles flight, 8-6.

 

Joey Frank (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla./Boca Raton) and Erik Dinardo (Carlisle, Mass./Concord-Carlisle) almost pulled out a win in the third doubles flight, but dropped a 9-8 (5) decision.

 

The Blue Jays improved to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference. The Red Devils slip to 1-7 and 0-1 on the year. Dickinson is home again on Monday, hosting Elizabethtown in a make-up match from last week, at 3:30 pm.

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