Grove City rolls to fourth
GROVE CITY, PA, April 6, 2002--Sophomore Patrick Donahue (Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson) improved to 9-2 on the season at first singles with a 6-1, 6-0 victory as the Wolverine tennis team eased past visiting Westminster, 7-2, on a frigid Saturday afternoon at the College Courts.
Freshman Phil Springirth (Erie, PA/Harborcreek) moved his singles mark to 8-3 with a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 2. Senior Nick Zapf (Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson) rallied from 0-6 in the first set to win a super tiebreaker 10-5 at third singles, while freshman Andrew Geisler (Bradford, PA/Bradford) boosted his stellar mark at sixth singles to 10-1 with a 6-4, 6-4 win.
Grove City, winner of four in a row and seven of its last eight matches, improved to 8-3 overall.
Grove City vs. Westminster:
|Position||Grove City's Line-up||Result|
|First Singles||Patrick Donahue (So., Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson)||Won 6-1, 6-0|
|Second Singles||Phil Springirth (Fr., Erie, PA/Harborcreek)||Won 6-0, 6-3|
|Third Singles||Nick Zapf (Sr., Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson)||Won 0-6, 6-3, (10-5)|
|Fourth Singles||Geoff Gehring (Jr., Madison, OH/Madison)||Lost 7-6 (6), 6-3|
|Fifth Singles||Chris Spiker (Sr., Grove City, PA/Grove City)||Lost 6-3, 6-7 (5), (10-8)|
|Sixth Singles||Andrew Geisler (Fr., Bradford, PA/Bradford)||Won 6-4, 6-4|
|First Doubles||Zapf/Spiker||Won 8-5|
|Second Doubles||Donahue/Spingirth||Won 8-5|
|Third Doubles||Gehring/Steve Light (So., Lancaster, PA/Manheim Twp.)||Won 8-3|
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