Gophers Sweep Elizabethtown, But Fall to Hopkins in Double-Header  

Gophers Sweep Elizabethtown, But Fall to Hopkins in Double-Header   


TOWSON, Md. – The Goucher College Men's tennis team moved to 19-4 overall and 6-0 in Landrmakr Conference play Saturday at Goucher College. The Gophers defeated Elizabethtown 9-0 and lost to Hopkins 9-0 later that afternoon.

In the victory, a first doubles team of first-year Tetsuya Ota (Wesley Chapel, Fl.) and sophomore Michael Herman (Prague, Czech Republic) won their match 8-1

A second doubles team of junior Josiah Meekins (Trenton, N.J.) and junior Elliot Diehl (York, Pa.) won their match 8-5.

Finally, a third doubles team of senior Josh Goldberg (Centreville, Md.) and senior Jake Brazeau (Greenville, S.C.) won their match 8-0.

In singles action, at number one spot, Ota beat Elizabethtown's Ryan Caris 6-2,6-2.

In the second spot, senior Jack Hodges (London, England) defeated Tyler Spinello 6-0,6-1.

Sophomore Slade Dumas (Great Falls, Va.) swept Tristan Boheim 6-0,6-0 in the third singles spot.

Meekins came in the fourth spot for the Gophers, beating Nick Strobel 6-4, 6-1.

Senior Britton Shortle (Winter Park, Fl.) also swept his match-up, defeating Mike Ryzuk 6-0, 6-0.

Finally, in the sixth singles spot, first-year Daniel Kim (Arlington, Ma.) beat out Alec Schreider  


The Gophers return to play quickly, as they host Moravian College and SUNY-Oneonta tomorrow afternoon at 12 pm and 3 pm.