GCC beats Slippery Rock for
third year in a row
SLIPPERY ROCK, PA, April 4, 2002--The Grove City College men's tennis team rallied from down 2-1 in doubles to win four of six singles matches and edge NCAA Division II rival Slippery Rock University, 5-4, at The Rock on Thursday.
The win marked the Wolverines' sixth in their last seventh matches and improved their overall record to 7-3.
Grove City has defeated Slippery Rock by a 5-4 margin in each of the past three seasons.
Grove City vs. Slippery Rock:
|Position||Grove City's Line-up||Result|
|First Singles||Patrick Donahue (So., Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson)||Won 6-2, 6-3|
|Second Singles||Nick Zapf (Sr., Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson)||Won 6-2, 7-6 (2)|
|Third Singles||Phil Springirth (Fr., Erie, PA/Harborcreek)||Won 6-2, 7-5|
|Fourth Singles||Chris Spiker (Sr., Grove City, PA/Grove City)||Lost 6-0, 7-6 (3)|
|Fifth Singles||Geoff Gehring (Jr., Madison, OH/Madison)||Won 6-4, 7-6 (3)|
|Sixth Singles||Andrew Geisler (Fr., Bradford, PA/Bradford)||Lost 6-3, 7-6 (5)|
|First Doubles||Zapf/Spiker||Lost 8-6|
|Second Doubles||Donahue/Spingirth||Won 8-1|
|Third Doubles||Gehring/Geisler||Lost 8-0|
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