March 23, 2013

Shoremen Trump Green Terror, 8-1, in Centennial Opener

Shoremen Sweep Doubles, Win Five Singles Matches

CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Host Washington College posted an 8-1 win over visiting McDaniel College in the Centennial Conference men's tennis opener for both schools this afternoon at Schottland Tennis Center.  The Shoremen improved to 2-2 overall with the win, while the Green Terror fell to 2-5 with the loss. 

The Shoremen won at all three doubles spots. Junior Marc Cywinski (Brisbane, Australia/Pendleton [FL]) and sophomore Vishnu Rajes (Yercaud, India/St. John's) beat Brian Kron and Seth McFall, 8-6, at No. 1, while sophomores Dan Boaté (West Chester, PA/Reed Henderson) and Ryan Holtschneider (Perry Hall, MD/Perry Hall) improved to 4-0 this spring with an 8-3 victory over Daniel Xinis and Matthew Langsdale at No. 2. Junior Joel Novick (Cape May Court House, NJ/Middle Township) and senior Andrew Pearson (Flourtown, PA/Springfield Township) added an 8-6 win over Tim Orrok and Jacob Lorenz at No. 3.

McDaniel's lone point came at No. 1 singles as Kron beat Rajes, 6-4, 6-4. Cywinski won by the same score over McFall at No. 2. Boaté improved to 4-0 in singles this spring with a 6-2, 6-3, win over Xinis at No. 3, while Holtschneider beat Langsdale, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 4. Novick remained unbeaten this spring at 4-0 with a 6-1, 6-1, win over Orrok at No. 5, while Pearson beat Tyler Justice, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 6.

The Shoremen return to action Friday with a 3:30 p.m. non-conference home match against Randolph-Macon.

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