Fujitani Approaches Singles Record at Goucher

Fujitani Approaches Singles Record at Goucher

HILTON HEAD, SC – Senior Midori Fujitani (Tokyo, Japan) continues to approach the singles record at Goucher College, winning his 52nd career singles match against Division II opponent, Elliot Le Petit, of the Atlantic region's No. 8 ranked, University of Charleston.

Fujitani is currently only seven wins behind Tim Hannigan '02, who currently owns the second most wins in Goucher men's tennis history with 59 singles wins. Hannigan second to only 2016 graduate, Seth Hoesman with 61 career singles wins at Goucher College. 

Fujitani is also approaching the Goucher College team doubles wins record with teammate Jack Hodges (London, England). The duo has combined for 29 career wins as a team and is second to only Hoesman and Joey Caracappa (31).

In the match, Goucher (5-5, Landmark 0-0) fell to the Golden Eagles, 8-1. Fujitani pulled out the 7-5, 6-2 win at No. 6 singles for the Gophers.

How It Happened:

Singles competition

1. Alec Foote (CHARLES) def. Jack Hodges (GOUM) 6-2, 6-0

2. Ben Lakeman (CHARLES) def. Michael Herman (GOUM) 7-6, 6-0

3. Alek Gracin (CHARLES) def. Frankie Mullinix (GOUM) 6-2, 6-3

4. Dom Centofanti (CHARLES) def. Elliot Diehl (GOUM) 6-3, 6-4

5. Jamie Gibson (CHARLES) def. Slade Dumas (GOUM) 6-4, 6-1

6. Midori Fujitani (GOUM) def. Elliot Le Petit (CHARLES) 7-5, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. Alec Foote/Dom Centofanti (CHARLES) def. Michael Herman/Elliot Diehl (GOUM) 8-2

2. Ben Lakeman/Alek Gracin (CHARLES) def. Midori Fujitani/Jack Hodges (GOUM) 8-3

3. Jamie Gibson/Jason Prince (CHARLES) def. Josiah Meekins/Frankie Mullinix (GOUM) 8-2


Up Next:

Goucher College looks to bounce back tomorrow when they travel to Atlantic South's No. 15 ranked, Virginia Wesleyan, to take on the Marlins at 8AM.