McDaniel blanks Lancaster Bible

Aaron Waltemeyer © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Aaron Waltemeyer © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Hovorka, Waltemeyer take 6-0, 6-0 wins in singles

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Dan Hovorka (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) capped his two-win day with a 6-0, 6-0 win at second singles to lead McDaniel to a 9-0 win over Lancaster Bible in non-conference men’s tennis action on Monday.

The Green Terror (4-7) dropped seven games in singles play to record its first shutout of the season, downing the Chargers (0-8) in straight sets in the process.

Hovorka teamed with Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) for an 8-1 win at first doubles before recording one of two 6-0, 6-0 wins in singles play. Aaron Waltemeyer (Towson, Md./Towson) also won his fifth singles match, 6-0, 6-0.

Steve French (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key) and Justin Ward added an 8-0 win at second doubles.

Faber and French won their singles matches at No. 1 (6-0, 6-2) and No. 3 (6-2, 6-0), respectively whiele Ward was a 6-0, 6-1 winner at fourth singles.

Luke Schmidt (Red Lion, Pa.) rounded out double winners with a 6-1, 6-1 victory in the sixth spot.

McDaniel returns to action at Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday. Match time is 4:30 p.m.

McDaniel 9, Lancaster Bible 0
1. Ben Faber/Dan Hovorka (M) def. Phil Smock/Peter Coderre 8-1;
2. Steve French/Justin Ward (M) def. Dan McAllister/Zak Kraehmer 8-0;
3. Luke Schmidt/Tim Foley (M) def. Brendan Arey/Caleb Graves 8-3.

1. Faber (M) def. Smock 6-0, 6-2;
2. Hovorka (M) def. McAllister 6-0, 6-0;
3. French (M) def. Arey 6-2, 6-0;
4. Ward (M) def. Kraehmer 6-0, 6-1;
5. Aaron Waltemeyer (M) def. Graves 6-0, 6-0;
6. Schmidt (M) def. Coderre 6-1, 6-1.