tennis teams extend streaks over mcdaniel
Muhlenberg came in having lost seven straight since its season-opening win against Penn State Berks. And McDaniel took the courts with 27 consecutive losses to the Mules.
Make it 28. Muhlenberg won 7-2 for its first Centennial Conference victory of the season.
Robbie Goldwein (left), one of the Mules' three seniors, was a winner at both doubles and singles, taking his No. 2 singles match 6-1, 6-2.
Another senior, Jason Kirschenbaum, came back after losing his first set at No. 6 singles to win in the final match on the court. The third senior, Wayne Mitchel, made his return to the lineup at No. 3 doubles after missing the first half of the season with an injury.
Freshmen Jason Teitelbaum and Ben Berkowitz joined Goldwein as double winners, with Berkowitz posting a 6-0, 6-0 shutout at No. 5 singles.
The Muhlenberg women also extended their streak against McDaniel, beating the Green Terror for the 12th year in a row. Half of those 12 wins came via 9-0 sweeps, including this one.
In the seven contested matches, the Mules lost only four games. Senior Sara Sutker, taking a turn at No. 1 singles, recorded a 6-0, 6-0 win, as did freshman Lauren Zakheim at No. 4 and sophomore Amanda von Taube at No. 5.
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