Men's tennis cruises to win against St. Lawrence

Jon Franzel '13
Jon Franzel '13

Hamilton College’s Jon Franzel '13 won both his singles and doubles matches and the Continentals defeated St. Lawrence University 7-2 in a non-conference match played inside Hamilton’s Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on April 16.

Franzel breezed to a 6-2, 6-1 win at first flight singles, which was his 35th career victory and put him alone in fourth place on the program’s all-time list. He teamed up with Ian Antonoff '16 at second flight doubles for an easy 8-2 victory. Franzel holds the team record for career doubles wins with 37.

James Oliver '15 took down his opponent 7-6, 6-1 at second flight singles and Jordan Petit '13 outlasted his opponent for a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory at third flight singles. Ben Stern '16 rolled to a 6-2, 6-0 triumph at fourth flight singles for his team-high 11th win this season. Kolya Kerz '13 won 6-0, 6-2 at sixth flight and competed with Buck Reynolds '15 for an 8-3 win at third flight doubles.

The Continentals (7-8 overall) return to conference play for a home match against Bates College on Sunday, April 21. St. Lawrence (10-6) hosts Rochester Institute of Technology on Sunday.

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