Purple Raiders down GCC, 6-1

ALLIANCE, OH, March 20, 2002--The Wolverines had their overall record evened at 1-1 Wednesday after falling to host Mount Union College 6-1 in the seven-point scoring system.

Freshman Andrew Geisler accounted for Grove City's lone victory at singles, winning in straight sets 6-3, 6-1. Geisler teamed with junior Geoff Gehring to squeak out third doubles 9-8 with one in the tiebreaker.

The first and third singles matches were decided in three sets.

Grove City vs. Mount Union:

Position Grove City's Line-up Result 
First Singles Patrick Donahue (So., Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson) Lost 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Second Singles Nick Zapf (Sr., Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson) Lost 6-1, 6-1
Third Singles Phil Springirth (Fr., Erie, PA/Harborcreek) Lost 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
Fourth Singles Chris Spiker (Sr., Grove City, PA/Grove City) Lost 6-4, 6-2
Fifth Singles Geoff Gehring (Jr., Madison, OH/Madison) Lost 6-4, 6-2
Sixth Singles Andrew Geisler (Fr., Bradford, PA/Bradford) Won 6-3, 6-1
First Doubles Donahue/Spingirth Lost 8-4
Second Doubles Zapf/Spiker Lost 8-0
Third Doubles Geisler/Gehring Won 9-8 (1)

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