Swarthmore Holds Off Red Devils 6-3

Photo by Amanda Berg
Photo by Amanda Berg

(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's tennis team battled to a 6-3 setback on Saturday, hosting Swarthmore College.

First-year Leonid Sorkin (St. Petersburg, Russia/U. of Nebraska H.S.) claimed two the Red Devils' points, winning the top singles flight and joining Sam Coan (Washington, D.C./Bullis School) for the win at second doubles.

Sorkin took the top singles flight (6-4, 6-1) and the pair held on for an 8-5 decision in doubles.

Sophomore Joey Bolanos (San Salvador, El Salvador (Escuela Americans) won the fourth singles flight (6-3, 6-1). Senior Derek Chen (Cranbury Township, Pa./Shady Side Academy) had a strong first set in the fifth flight before falling (7-5, 6-2).

The Red Devils head to Gettysburg College on Wednesday to face the Bullets at 4:00 pm.