Grove City falls to Concordia (WI), 5-2

HILTON HEAD, SC, March 27, 2002--Sophomore Patrick Donahue won a super tiebreaker to claim first singles and freshman Andrew Geisler extended his winning streak to seven at sixth singles with a three-set victory, but the Wolverine tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to Concordia College (WI) Wednesday in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Seniors Nick Zapf and Chris Spiker posted a win at second doubles, however Concordia took first and third doubles to secure one doubles point in the seven-point scoring system.

Grove City is now 3-2 on its spring trip, 4-3 overall.

Grove City vs. Concordia:

Position Grove City's Line-up Result 
First Singles Patrick Donahue (So., Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson) Won 6-4, 6-7 (8), (10-4)
Second Singles Phil Springirth (Fr., Erie, PA/Harborcreek) Lost 6-3, 6-7 (7), (10-4)
Third Singles Nick Zapf (Sr., Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson) Lost 6-2, 6-1
Fourth Singles Geoff Gehring (Jr., Madison, OH/Madison) Lost 6-3, 6-1
Fifth Singles Chris Spiker (Sr., Grove City, PA/Grove City) Lost 6-2, 6-2
Sixth Singles Andrew Geisler (Fr., Bradford, PA/Bradford) Won 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
First Doubles Donahue/Spingirth Lost 8-4
Second Doubles Zapf/Spiker Won 8-6
Third Doubles Gehring/Geisler Lost 8-5

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