Men's Tennis Hosts Marietta in Home Opener on Wednesday

Men's Tennis Hosts Marietta in Home Opener on Wednesday

RICHMOND, Ind. – The Earlham College men's tennis team hosts Marietta College at 4 p.m. on Wednesday in the home opener for the Quakers.

The Teams: Earlham and Marietta. The Quakers stand at 5-8 on the season after sweeping Berea College (Ky.) 9-0 last Saturday. The Pioneers are 9-8 on the season and are currently on a three-game winning streak.

The Coaches: Justin Roe is in his second season as head men's tennis coach at Earlham. He led the Quakers to an 11-10 record last season and a berth in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Tournament finals. Mike Carpenter enters his fourth season leading the Marietta Tennis program.

The Players: Reigning HCAC Most Valuable Player and Freshman of the Year Vitalii Stadnyk sits at 8-5 at first singles and 10-3 at first doubles, with partner senior Jack Ventura-Cruess. Sophomore Vojislav Tatarevic leads the team with 10 singles victories on the season. Alex Shaeffer has a 7-9 record at first singles for Marietta.

Coverage: Follow @EarlhamQuakers on Twitter for updates on the match.

Up Next: Earlham opens up HCAC competition against Manchester at home on Saturday. Doubles is slated to begin at noon.