Wolverines open spring with shutout

GREENVILLE, PA, March 18, 2002--The Grove City College men's tennis team opened its 2002 schedule with a 9-0 shutout over cross-county rival Thiel College in Greenville on Monday afternoon.

The Wolverines didn't surrender a single set and won two matches by forfeit.

Grove City had its scheduled season opener at Slippery Rock University canceled due to rain last Friday.  That match will be made up on Thursday, April 4th.

Grove City vs. Thiel:

Position Grove City's Line-up Result 
First Singles Patrick Donahue (So., Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson) Won 6-0, 6-0
Second Singles Nick Zapf (Sr., Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson) Won 6-4, 6-0
Third Singles Phil Springirth (Fr., Erie, PA/Harborcreek) Won 6-0, 6-3
Fourth Singles Chris Spiker (Sr., Grove City, PA/Grove City) Won 6-4, 6-0
Fifth Singles Geoff Gehring (Jr., Madison, OH/Madison) Won 6-1, 6-3
Sixth Singles Andrew Geisler (Fr., Bradford, PA/Bradford) Won (forfeit)
First Doubles Zapf/Spiker Won 8-5
Second Doubles Donahue/Spingirth Won 8-0
Third Doubles Geisler/Gehring Won (forfeit)

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