Swarthmore blanks McDaniel

Swarthmore blanks McDaniel

Garnet opens its conference schedule with win

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Taylor Chen did not drop a point in a pair of victories to lead Swarthmore to a 9-0 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s tennis action on Saturday.

The Garnet (2-5, 1-0 CC) swept doubles before winning all six singles matches in straight sets.

Chen led the way with a 6-0, 6-0 win at sixth singles after teaming with James Wieler for an 8-0 win at third doubles.

Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) led the Green Terror (0-4, 0-2 CC), falling at first singles to Malikm Mubeen, 6-2, 6-4.

McDaniel returns to action at Shepherd on Monday. Match time is 3 p.m.

Swarthmore 9, McDaniel 0
1. Malikm Mubeen/Seth Udelson (S) def. Dan Hovorka/Ben Faber 8-2;
2. Sam Clark/Eric Legunn (S) def. Steve French/Justin Ward 8-4;
3. James Wieler/Taylor Chen (S) def. Aaron Waltemeyer/Luke Schmidt 8-0.

1. Mubeen (S) def. Faber 6-2, 6-4;
2. Udelson (S) def. Hovorka 6-3, 6-3;
3. Wieler (S) def. French 6-1, 6-2;
4. Legunn (S) def. Ward 6-3, 6-2;
5. Clark (S) def. Waltemeyer 6-0, 6-2;
6. Chen (S) def. Tim Foley 6-0, 6-0.