Swat Tennis Falls to No. 8 Hopkins for First Centennial Conference Loss

SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore College men's tennis team (6-9, 5-1 CC) lost its first Centennial Conference match on Wednesday night as the No. 8 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (13-4, 6-0 CC)  shut down the Garnet 8-1.

Sophomore Max Bressman picked up the Garnet lone point of the day, defeating Hopkins' Jacob Barnaby 6-3, 6-2 in No. 4 singles

Bressman took No. 4 singles 6-3, 6-2

Outside of Bressman, it was a tough day for Swat on the Faulkner Courts. Th Blue Jays opened play by sweeping doubles to build a daunting 3-0 lead.

In singles play, sophomore Stephen Youngblood captured the first set against JHU's David Madlow 6-3, but  he would eventually succumb 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

From there, Bressman was the only member of the Garnet to pick up a victory, as the Blue Jays captured No. 2, No. 3 No. 5 and No. 6 singles en route to the 8-1 win.

Swat looks to get back on track Saturday when it travels to Dickinson.

Singles competition
1. David Maldow (JHUM) def. Stephen Youngblood (SWATMTN) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. Andrew Wang (JHUM) def. Zak Kelm (SWATMTN) 6-3, 6-4
3. Andy Hersh (JHUM) def. Mark Wee (SWATMTN) 7-5, 6-4
4. Maxwell Bressman (SWATMTN) def. Jacob Barnaby (JHUM) 6-3, 6-2
5. Peter Vale (JHUM) def. Malik Mubeen (SWATMTN) 6-4, 7-5
6. Morgan Dauer (JHUM) def. James Wieler (SWATMTN) 6-4, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. David Maldow/Andrew Wang (JHUM) def. Stephen Youngblood/Zak Kelm (SWATMTN) 8-5
2. Casey Blythe/Jacob Barnaby (JHUM) def. Mark Wee/Maxwell Bressman (SWATMTN) 8-1
3. Andy Hersh/Ryan Rauck (JHUM) def. James Wieler/Malik Mubeen (SWATMTN) 8-4

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