March 29, 2010

McDaniel notches first win

Green Terror downs Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Dan Hovorka (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) won twice to lead McDaniel to a 5-4 victory over Shepherd in non-conference men's tennis action on Monday.

The Green Terror (1-4) took two of the three doubles matches before the Rams (1-13) split the six singles matches.

Hovorak teamed with Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) for an 8-3 victory at first doubles before taking a 6-2, 6-1 decision at No. 2 singles.

Luke Schmidt (Red Lion, Pa.) also won twice for McDaniel, teaming with Aaron Waltemeyer (Towson, Md./Towson) for an 8-5 win at third doubles. Schmidt took his No. 6 singles match in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.

Justin Ward rounded out the Green Terror victors, taking a three-set win at fourth singles, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

The Green Terror returns to action at Gettysburg on Thursday. Match time is 3 p.m.

McDaniel 5, Shepherd 4

Doubles

1. Dan Hovorka/Ben Faber (M) def. Taylor Boyle/Liam McDonald 8-3;
2. Kent Thomas/David Leonard (S) def. Steve French/Justin Ward 8-6;
3. Aaron Waltemeyer/Luke Schmidt (M) def. Jordan Hunter/Gregory Khan 8-5.

Singles
1. Boyle (S) def. Faber 4-6, 6-1, 6-2;
2. Hovorka (M) def. Thomas 6-2, 6-1;
3. McDonald (S) def. French 6-3, 6-4;
4. Ward (M) def. Leonard 6-3, 3-6, 6-3;
5. Hunter (S) def. Waltemeyer 6-3, 6-4; 
6. Schmidt (M) def. Khan 6-2, 6-2.

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