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Charging ahead

Justin Ward © 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Justin Ward © 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel sweeps Lancaster Bible

LANCASTER, Pa. – Justin Ward (Sykesville, Md./Century) was one of three McDaniel players to record a two-win day without dropping a game, leading his team to a 9-0 victory over Lancaster Bible in non-conference men's tennis action on Monday.

The Green Terror (6-8) swept doubles play before winning all six singles matches in straight sets.

Brandon Klinger led the Chargers (0-6) with four games won – all at No. 3 singles, dropping a 6-2, 6-2 match to Steve French (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key).

Ward partnered with French to record an 8-0 win at second doubles before taking his No. 2 singles match, 6-0, 6-0.

Brian Kron (Upperco, Md./North Carroll) and Matthew Langsdale (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) both notched perfect days. The duo teamed for an 8-0 win at third doubles before Kron was victorious 6-0, 6-0 at fourth singles and Langsdale won by the same score in the No. 6 slot.

Ben Faber (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) and Chad Palman (Montgomery Village, Md./Gaithersburg) paired for an 8-2 victory at No. 1 singles before each dropped just one game in their respective singles matches.

Faber took the top singles match 6-0, 6-1 while Palman won at No. 5, 6-1, 6-0.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Match time is 11 a.m.

McDaniel 9, Lancaster Bible 0
1. Ben Faber/Chad Palman (M) def. Taylor Lantz/Josh Formanek 8-2;
2. Steve French/Justin Ward (M) def. Dan McAllister/Jeremy Davis 8-0;
3. Brian Kron/Matthew Langsdale (M) def. Brandon Klinger/Taylor Dooley 8-0.

1. Faber (M) def. Lantz 6-0, 6-1;
2. Ward (M) def. McAllister 6-0, 6-0;
3. French (M) def. Klinger 6-2, 6-2;
4. Kron (M) def. Davis 6-0, 6-0;
5. Palman (M) def. Formanek 6-1, 6-0;
6. Langsdale (M) def. Dooley 6-0, 6-0.