April 25, 2009

Ursinus edges McDaniel in finale

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Josh Hollaman completed his two-win day with a 6-2, 6-2 victory at fifth singles to secure a 5-4 win for Ursinus over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s tennis action on Saturday.

            The Bears (4-13, 1-8 CC) took two of the three doubles matches before splitting singles with the Green Terror (4-11, 0-9 CC) to earn their first conference win of the season in the finale for both teams.
            Dan Hovorka (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) and Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) each won twice for McDaniel, teaming for an 8-4 win at first doubles. Hovorka won 6-2, 6-3 at first singles while Faber was a 6-0, 6-0 victor at No. 2.
            Justin Ward rounded out McDaniel winners, taking fourth singles, 6-0, 1-6, 6-3.
 
Doubles
No. 1: Dan Hovorka/Ben Faber (M) def. Bennett MacLauchlan/Greg Lewis 8-4;
No. 2: Kevin Dean/Joseph Ellwood (U) def. Adrian Pettaway/Justin Ward 8-4;
No. 3: Josh Hollaman/Kyle Davis (U) def. Daniell Keltz/Dan Green 8-1.
 
Singles
No. 1: Hovorka (M) def. MacLauchlan 6-2, 6-3;
No. 2: Faber (M) def. Dean 6-0, 6-0;
No. 3: Greg Lewis (U) def. Keltz 6-4, 6-0;
No. 4: Ward (M) def. Jason Zerbe 6-0, 1-6, 6-3;
No. 5: Hollaman (U) def. Pettaway 6-2, 6-2;
No. 6: Ellwood (U) def. Green 6-1, 6-1.
 
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