CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Earlham College men's tennis team split a pair of matches on Saturday, defeating Allegheny College 8-1 and falling 9-0 to nationally ranked Case Western Reserve University.
In the victory over Allegheny, the Quakers swept all three doubles flights in the win over the Gators. Juniors Vitalii Stadnyk and Vojislav Tatarevic defeated Jai Redkar and Colton Johnson Taylor 8-6 at first doubles while freshmen Joaquin Lerner and Aleksandr Sergreev won second doubles by the same score. Freshmen Fernando Bulnes Aramburu and Oliver Daniel won 8-3 at third doubles.
In singles, Stadynk, Bulnes Aramburu, Sergeev, and Lerner won first, third, fifth, and sixth singles respectively in straight sets. All four Quakers won each set by surrendering no more than three games.
Tatarevic played a three-set match at fourth singles against Cooper Miller, but prevailed by a score of 7-6(1), 5-7, 1-0(9) including winning the third-set super tiebreak 11-9.
Johnson Taylor defeated sophomore Adarsh Singh 6-4, 6-1 for Allegheny's lone flight victory.
In the loss to the Spartans, Stadnyk and Tatarevic fell to David Zakhodin and Anthony Kanam 8-6 at first doubles while Zach Hennessey and John Benedetto edged Bulnes Aramburu and Singh 8-5 at third doubles. Case Western Reserve won second doubles 8-0.
The Quakers dropped all six singles flights in straight sets.
Earlham stands at 2-2 on the season and faces Taylor University next Saturday.