Men's tennis defeats Union in last home match

Jon Franzel '13
Jon Franzel '13

Hamilton College's Jon Franzel '13 posted victories in singles and doubles play in his last home match and the Continentals defeated Union College 7-2 in a non-conference match at Hamilton's Gray Tennis Courts on April 22.

Franzel was a 6-3, 6-2 winner at first flight singles and teamed up with Ian Antonoff '16 for an 8-6 victory at second flight doubles. Franzel is fourth on the team's all-time list with 36 career singles wins and owns the program record with 38 career doubles victories.

James Oliver '15 was another double winner for the Continentals. Oliver boasted a 6-2, 6-4 victory at second flight singles and partnered with Jordan Petit '13 for an easy 8-2 triumph at first flight doubles.

Matt Billet '15 cruised to a 6-2, 6-0 win at fourth singles and Ben Stern '16 didn't lose a game at fifth singles. Stern leads the team with 13 singles victories. Kolya Kerz '13 breezed to a 6-1, 6-2 win at sixth singles in his last match at Hamilton.

The Continentals (8-9 overall) won for the third time in their last four matches. Union (3-6) dropped its fourth straight match.

Hamilton travels to Connecticut College for a NESCAC match and the Continentals' regular season finale on Saturday, April 27.

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