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Johns Hopkins Blanks Franklin & Marshall, 9-0

Junior <B>Kaitlin Pfisterer</b> clinched the win for the Jays with her straight sets win.

Junior Kaitlin Pfisterer clinched the win for the Jays with her straight sets win.

April 1, 2014

Box Score

LANCASTER, PA - The top-ranked Johns Hopkins women's tennis team shutout host Franklin & Marshall, 9-0, in Centennial Conference (CC) action Tuesday afternoon. The Blue Jays earn their school-record 10th straight win to start the season and improve to 2-0 in the CC. The Diplomats see their four-match win streak snapped as they fall to 6-4 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

Sophomore Kara McDonough and freshman Savannah de Montesquiou did not drop a game in an 8-0 win at third doubles over Emily Gruenberg and Rachel Weinstein. Freshmen Anna Kankanala and Amanda Soo Ping Chow were 8-5 winners at second over Megan FitzMaurice and Dana Sleeper. The closest match came at first, where juniors Kaitlin Pfisterer and Macie Wilkins beat Caitlin Rummelsburg and Anya Sahaydachny, 8-6.

McDonough continued to roll in singles play as she blanked Allysan Breece at sixth 6-0, 6-0. Pfisterer clinched the win for the Blue Jays at second with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Sahaydachny. Montesquiou also won in straight sets as she beat FitzMaurice 6-3, 6-0 at fourth. Kankanala won her first set 6-3 at first and then pulled out the second set by a 7-6 (5) score over Rummelsburg. Wilkins and Soo Ping Chow each won in third-set superbreakers. Wilkins dropped her first set 6-4 but battled back to win the second 7-5 and then took the superbreaker, 10-4, to take the match. Soo Ping Chow won her first set easily, 6-1, but Gruenberg took the second, 6-4, to force a deciding set. Soo Ping Chow would take the superbreaker 10-4 to take the win.



Hopkins is right back in action as the Blue Jays host the Dickinson Red Devils on Wednesday, April 2. The CC match is slated for a 3:30 pm start.
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