MC men’s tennis falls to Earlham, 8-1

RICHMOND, Ind. – The Marietta College men’s tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision at Earlham College Wednesday. The loss drops the Pioneers to 9-9 on the season, while Earlham improves to 6-8 overall.

Tanner Sigman provided Marietta’s lone team point. Sigman defeated Adam Schwartz at No. 4 singles, 7-5, 5-7 and 1-0 (13-11).

The Quakers swept all three doubles matches for the early lead. Vitalii Stadnyk and Jack Ventura-Cruess beat Shane Spencer and Drew Stone in the top spot by an 8-1 score. Adarsh Singh and Schwartz posted the same score at No. 2 over Muhammad Kingson nd Alex Schaeffer . At No. 3, Vojislav Tatarevic and Nicola Manni were 8-3 winners against Brendan Adkinson and Sigman.

In the top singles match, Schaeffer fell to Stadnyk, 6-1 and 6-2. At No. 2, Singh was a 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) winner over Spencer. Manni downed Kingson at No. 3, 6-4 and 6-0.

Tatarevic and Ventura-Cruess each posted straight-set wins at Nos. 5 and 6, respectivelt. Tatarevic beat Stone, 6-0 and 6-0, while Ventura-Cruess beat Adkinson, 6-0 and 6-1.