Blue Jays drop four games in singles play
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Jeffrey Kamei did not lose a game in a 2-0 day to lead No. 8 Johns Hopkins to a 9-0 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s tennis action on Wednesday.
The Blue Jays (10-4, 4-0 CC) won four of the singles matches without dropping a game after Kamei and Morgan Dauer keyed a sweep of doubles with an 8-0 victory in the third slot.
Kamei led the way in singles with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles while Dauer won 8-0 at fourth singles and Michael Chang took a 6-0, 6-0 victory in the No. 3 slot.
Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) and Dan Hovorka (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) took the only games at singles for the Green Terror (3-6, 0-4 CC). Faber dropped a 6-1, 6-1 decision at No. 1 while Hovorka fell 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Dickinson on Saturday. Match time is 1 p.m.
Johns Hopkins 9, McDaniel 0
1. Andy Hersh/Jacob Barnaby (J) def. Ben Faber/Dan Hovorka 8-2;
2. Adam Mernit/Michael Chang (J) def. Steve French/Justin Ward 8-5;
3. Jeffrey Kamei/Morgan Dauer (J) def. Aaron Waltemeyer/Luke Schmidt 8-0.
1. Hersh (J) def. Faber 6-1, 6-1;
2. Barnaby (J) def. Hovorka 6-0, 6-2;
3. Chang (J) def. French 6-0, 6-0;
4. Dauer (J) def. Ward 8-0;
5. Mernit (J) def. Waltemeyer 8-0;
6. Kamei (J) def. Schmidt 6-0, 6-0.