CARLISLE, Pa. – Dickinson won five of the six singles matches to finish a 7-2 Centennial Conference (CC) men's tennis win over McDaniel on Wednesday.
Brian Kron (Upperco, Md./North Carroll) led the Green Terror (4-4, 0-3 CC) in singles play, winning a three-set match at No. 1 singles. Kron took the opening set 6-4 before Ari Blask forced a third-set super-tiebreaker with a 6-3 win. In the deciding set, Kron prevailed, 10-7.
Josh Kaseff won twice to lead the Red Devils (4-5, 1-0 CC), teaming with Evan Davis for an 8-6 win at second doubles before tallying a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles.
McCarthy also forced a third set at third singles. Erik Dinardo took the opening set 6-4 before McCarthy notched a 6-2 win to force the deciding set. Dinardo wrapped up a 2-0 day with a 6-4 victory in the set. Dinardo also teamed with Blask for an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles.
The Green Terror returns to action at Juniata on Friday. Match time is 3 p.m.
Dickinson 7, McDaniel 2
1. Ari Blask/Erik Dinardo (D) def. Philip Jorgensen/Daniel Xinis 8-4;
2. Josh Kaseff/Evan Davis (D) def. Brian Kron/Matthew Langsdale 8-6;
3. Seth McFall/Satchel McCarthy (M) def. Clark Chapman/Steven Kaplan 9-8.
1. Kron (M) def. Blask 6-4, 3-6, 10-7;
2. Chapman (D) def. McFall 6-0, 6-4;
3. Dinardo (D) def. McCarthy 6-4, 2-6, 6-2;
4. Kaplan (D) def. Jorgensen 6-1, 6-0;
5. John Kneisley (D) def. Langsdale 6-3, 6-0;
6. Kaseff (D) def. Ryan Salomon 6-0, 6-1.