McDaniel opens spring with win over Hood

FREDERICK, Md. – Dan Hovorka (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) won both of his matches to lead McDaniel to a 5-4 victory over Hood in non-conference men’s tennis action on Monday.

            The Green Terror (2-1) took two of the three doubles matches en route to a victory in its opening match of the spring.
            Carter Reitman led the Blazers (3-10) with a pair of wins.
            Hovorka teamed with Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) to win at No. 1 doubles, 8-5. Hovorka added a 6-0, 7-6 (8-6) victory at the top singles.
            Adrian Pettaway (Forestville, Md./Suitland) added two wins, teaming with Justin Ward for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles before winning 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 10-5 at fourth singles.
            Reitman won by forfeit at No. 2 doubles before taking No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-2.
            McDaniel returns to action at Swarthmore on Saturday. Match time is 12 p.m.
No. 1: Dan Hovorka/Ben Faber (M) def. Michael Hardman/David Blowe 8-5;
No. 2: Carter Reitman/Garrett Loomer (H) by forfeit;
No. 3: Justin Ward/Adrian Pettaway (M) def. Phil Yerby/Kenny Smith 8-4.
No. 1: Hovorka (M) def. Hardman 6-0, 7-6 (8-6);
No. 2: Reitman (H) def. Faber 6-4, 6-2;
No. 3: Blowe (H) def. Ward 6-1, 6-0;
No. 4: Pettaway (M) def. Loomer 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 10-5;
No. 5: Good (M) def. Yerby 6-2, 6-0;
No. 6: Smith (H) by forfeit.