Goucher Men's Tennis Keeps Cardinals From Taking Flight In Nation's Capital

Goucher Men's Tennis Keeps Cardinals From Taking Flight In Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Goucher College defeats Catholic University 9-0 in Landmark Conference men's tennis action on Wednesday.

Tetsuya Ota (Wesley Chapel, Fla./Saddlebrook Prep) and Michael Herman (Prague, Czech Republic / Gymnazium Nova Porg) won at No. 1 doubles 8-1 while Frankie Mullinix (Washington, D.C./The George School) and Elliot Diehl (York, Pa./York Suburban) earned the win at No.2 doubles in a tiebreaker, 8-7 (8-6). Omosesan Adebamgbe (Philadelphia, Pa./Lower Merion) and Josiah Meekins (Trenton, N.J./Princeton Day School) completed the doubles sweep with an 8-1 victory at No. 3 doubles.

Ota downed the Landmark Conference Player of the Week in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. Slade Dumas (Great Falls, Va./Dominion) moved into the No. 2 singles spot for a 6-1, 6-1 while Adebamgbe earned a 6-3, 6-3 decision at No. 3 singles. Brian Kane (Philadelphia, Pa./Friends Select) won at No. 4 singles 6-0, 6-3 and Diehl took care of No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-0 while Meekins completed the 9-0 win with a 6-1, 6-1 win.

Dumas gave up a game in a set for the first time in seven sets.

Goucher returns to action on Saturday at home against Susquehanna University. Match time is 1 p.m. The Gophers will honor seniors Diehl and Meekins prior to the match.  

1. (GC) Tetsuya Ota/Michael Herman defeats (CU) Erin Mocarski/Matt Pham, 8-1
2. (GC) Frankie Mullinix/Elliot Diehl defeats (CU) Frankie Fortunati/Ted Tim, 8-7 (8-6)
3. (GC) Omosesan Adebamgbe/Josiah Meekins defeats (CU) Kyle Weber/Paul Smith, 8-1 

1. (GC) Tetsuya Ota defeats (CU) Frankie Fortunati, 6-1, 6-1
2. (GC) Slade Dumas defeats (CU) Ted Tim, 6-1, 6-1
3. (GC) Omosesan Adebamgbe defeats (CU) Kyle Weber, 6-4, 6-4
4. (GC) Brian Kane defeats (CU) Matt Pham, 6-0, 6-3
5. (GC) Elliot Diehl defeats (CU) Joe Pakaluk, 6-2, 6-0
6. (GC) Josiah Meekins defeats (CU) Dom Mazzeo, 6-1, 6-1