Men's Tennis Defeats Frostburg State, Falls to Oberlin on Day Three of Spring Trip

Men's Tennis Defeats Frostburg State, Falls to Oberlin on Day Three of Spring Trip

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina – The Earlham College men's tennis team split a pair of matches on day three of its spring trip, falling to Oberlin College 8-1 and defeating Frostburg State University (Maryland) 9-0 on Wednesday.

In the loss to the Yeomen, junior Vitalii Stadnyk came from a set down to defeat Ian Paik 3-6, 7-6 (6), 1-0 (5) at first singles.

Oberlin won (8-5) the other eight flights including all three doubles matches while surrendering no more than three games at either first, second, or third doubles.

Freshman Fernando Bulnes Aramburu, junior Vojislav Tatarevic, and freshman Joaquin Lerner got four games in one set of their second, fifth, and sixth singles matches respectively.

A dozen Quakers played in the victory over the Bobcats. Stadnyk teamed up with junior Adam Schwartz for an 8-3 win over Shasta Braithwaite and Marcus Bowers at first doubles. A pair of freshmen, Karun Rathi and Jason Lawson, defeated Aaron Beckner and David Cotton 8-2 at second doubles. The Quakers competed the sweep of doubles with an 8-1 triumph at third doubles.

Earlham won each singles flight in straight sets. The closest match came at second singles as sophomore Adarsh Singh edged Marcus Bowers 6-1, 6-4. No other Bulldog won more than two games in any set.

Freshman Oliver Daniel earned his first collegiate singles victory with a 6-1, 6-1 win at fifth singles while fellow freshman Jake Brown won his second match – a 6-0, 6-0 win at sixth singles.

The Quakers are 6-5 overall and conclude their spring trip tomorrow (Thursday) against Southwestern College (Kansas) at 4 p.m.