Whitman tops Albion; advances to third-round match with DePauw
May 5, 2007May 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Twelfth-ranked Whitman improved to 24-7 on the season and advanced to the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship third round following an 8-1 win over Albion. The Britons wrapped up their season at 16-7. Whitman advances to Sunday's third-round match at noon and will face eighth-ranked DePauw which defeated Transylvania earlier today by a 9-0 score. The Missionaries took a 2-1 lead after doubles as the number two team of Robbie Munday and Christoph Fuchs defeated Brandon Still and Nate Marshall 8-1 and the number three squad of Steven Ly and Jake Cappel topped Ben Miller and Andrew Lulek by an 8-2 count. Albion's number one doubles duo of Neil Forster and Jon Vandenberg defeated Phalkum Mam and Matt Solomon, 8-4. Whitman's Dan Wilson defeated Andrew Lulek at number six singles 6-1, 6-2 and Steven Ly made it 4-0 with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Jon Vandenberg at number two. Whitman wrapped up the match at number one singles where Phalkum Mam topped Neil Forster 6-2, 6-2. The Missionaries won the final three matches at three through five singles. Robbie Munday defeated Brandon Still 6-3, 6-4, while Matt Solomon topped Nate Marshall 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 1-0 (10-3) and Jake Cappel defeated Ben Miller 7-6 (7-4), 6-2.
NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship Second Round Albion College vs Whitman College May 05, 2007 at DePauw University; Greencastle, Indiana #12 Whitman College 8, Albion College 1 Singles competition 1. Phalkun Mam (WHITMAN) def. Neil Forster (ALBION) 6-2, 6-2 2. Steven Ly (WHITMAN) def. Jon Vandenberg (ALBION) 6-4, 6-1 3. Robbie Munday (WHITMAN) def. Brandon Still (ALBION) 6-3, 6-4 4. Matt Solomon (WHITMAN) def. Nate Marshall (ALBION) 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 1-0 (10-3) 5. Jake Cappel (WHITMAN) def. Ben Miller (ALBION) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 6. Dan Wilson (WHITMAN) def. Andrew Lulek (ALBION) 6-1, 6-2 Doubles competition 1. Neil Forster/Jon Vandenberg (ALBION) def. Phalkun Mam/Matt Solomon (WHITMAN) 8-4 2. Robbie Munday/Christoph Fuchs (WHITMAN) def. Brandon Still/Nate Marshall (ALBION) 8-1 3. Steven Ly/Jake Cappel (WHITMAN) def. Ben Miller/Andrew Lulek (ALBION) 8-2 Match Notes: Albion College 16-7 Whitman College 24-7; National ranking #12 Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,2,1,3,4,5) NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship Second Round Whitman advances to Sunday's third-round match against DePauw at Noon. T-2:45 A-50Back