Gators top Wolverines, 7-2
MEADVILLE, PA, April 16, 2002--The Wolverine tennis team took the early lead at Allegheny, winning two of three doubles points, but the Gators rallied to sweep all six singles matches to post a 7-2 victory in Meadville on Tuesday.
Sophomore Patrick Donahue (Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson) and freshman Phil Springirth (Erie, PA/Harborcreek), this week's Presidents' Athletic Conference player of the week, improved to 7-1 at second doubles with an 8-6 victory. Junior Geoff Gehring (Madison, OH/Madison) and sophomore Steve Light (Lancaster, PA/Manheim Twp.) won by the same margin at third doubles to move to 8-1 on the season.
Grove City dropped to 10-5 overall.
Grove City vs. Allegheny:
|Position||Grove City's Line-up||Result|
|First Singles||Patrick Donahue (So., Lafayette, IN/Lafayette Jefferson)||Lost 6-1, 6-3|
|Second Singles||Phil Springirth (Fr., Erie, PA/Harborcreek)||Lost 6-1, 6-0|
|Third Singles||Nick Zapf (Sr., Pittsburgh, PA/Thomas Jefferson)||Lost 6-1, 6-1|
|Fourth Singles||Geoff Gehring (Jr., Madison, OH/Madison)||Lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-3|
|Fifth Singles||Steve Light (So., Lancaster, PA/Manheim Twp.)||Lost 6-1, 6-3|
|Sixth Singles||Andrew Geisler (Fr., Bradford, PA/Bradford)||Lost 7-5, 7-5|
|First Doubles||Zapf/Chris Spiker (Sr., Grove City, PA/Grove City)||Lost 8-2|
|Second Doubles||Donahue/Spingirth||Won 8-6|
|Third Doubles||Gehring/Light||Won 8-6|
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