April 23, 2010

Ursinus sweeps double for win

Bears split singles with McDaniel in season finale

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Josh Hollaman recorded a pair of wins to lead Ursinus to a 6-3 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's tennis action on Friday.

The Bears (8-111, 1-8 CC) swept doubles before splitting singles play with the Green Terror (4-11, 0-9 CC) for their first conference win of the season in the finale for both teams.

Hollaman teamed with Jason Zerbe for an 8-2 win at third doubles before winning at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-1. Zerbe also won twice, taking No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-3.

Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) and Dan Hovorka (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) each won their singles matches in straight sets for McDaniel. Faber won 6-3, 6-2 at first while Hovorka was victorious 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 2 slot.

Justin Ward rounded out the Green Terror winners, taking No. 4 singles 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Ursinus 6, McDaniel 3
Doubles
1. MacLaughlin/Kelley (U) def. Faber/Hovorka 8-6;
2. Dean/Greg Lewis (U) def. French/Ward 8-1;
3. Zerbe/Hollaman (U) def. Schmidt/Tim Foley 8-2.

Singles
1. Ben Faber (M) def. Bennett MacLaughlin 6-3, 6-2;
2. Dan Hovorka (M) def. Kevin Dean 6-3, 6-3;
3. Chris Wyshock (U) def. Steve French 4-6, 6-3, 6-4;
4. Justin Ward (M) def. Sean Kelley 4-6, 6-4, 6-3;
5. Jason Zerbe (U) def. Aaron Waltemeyer 6-2, 6-3;
6. Josh Hollaman (U) def. Luke Schmidt 6-1, 6-1.

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