GCC nets one-point win over W&J

GROVE CITY, PA, April 11, 2002--The Wolverine tennis team improved to 9-4 on the season Thursday, edging visiting Washington & Jefferson 5-4 at the College Courts.

Sophomore Patrick Donahue (Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson), this week's Presidents' Athletic Conference player of the week, won at first singles in straight sets as Grove City rallied from down 2-1 in doubles to win four of six singles matches.

Grove City vs. Washington & Jefferson:

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

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