Men's tennis completes perfect Florida trip
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March 17, 2012
Hamilton College won its fifth straight match with a 9-0 non-conference victory against Otterbein University in Orlando, Fla., on March 16.
Hamilton (6-1 overall) completed a perfect Florida trip in which the Continentals won all five of its matches. Otterbein's record dropped to 3-8. Hamilton is off until Friday, March 30, when they play another non-conference match at Rochester Institute of Technology.
The Continentals won all six singles matches in straight sets. Drew Libin '12 dropped just one game at first flight. Jon Franzel '13 and Ben Swett '14 surrendered three games at second and fifth flight, respectively.
Jordan Petit '13 and Kolya Kerz '13 won by identical 7-5, 6-2 scores at third and sixth flight, respectively. Matt Billet '15 captured a 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory at fourth flight.
In doubles play, Libin and Franzel blanked their opponents at first flight, and Petit and Swett won 8-2 at second flight. Buck Reynolds '15 and Billet prevailed 9-8 at third flight.