GCC downs Thiel, 6-3

GREENVILLE, PA, April 25, 2000--Grove City dealt host Thiel a 6-3 loss Tuesday afternoon and improved to 8-3 overall.  The Wolverines, winners of five of their last six matches, seek their 10th straight league title at the Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships slated for Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, at Thiel.

Tuesday's match-by match results follow:

Match Wolverine Starting Line-up Result
First singles R.C. Phinney (Geneva, OH/Geneva) Lost 2-6, 1-6
Second singles Keith Petrie (Frederick, MD/Gov. Thomas Johnson) Won 6-0, 6-1
Third singles Nick Zapf (Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson) Won 6-1, 2-6, 6-4
Fourth singles Sam Mueller (Honeoye Falls, NY/Honeoye Falls) Lost 3-6, 1-6
Fifth singles Chris Spiker (Grove City, PA/Grove City) Won 6-1, 6-2
Sixth singles Israel Cartier (Portsmouth, VA/Stonebridge) Won 7-6, 3-6, 6-2
First doubles Phinney/Zapf Won 8-1
Second doubles Petrie/Spiker Lost 3-8
Third doubles Mueller/Mark Pyle (Cincinnati, OH/Finneytown) Won 8-4

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