April 14, 2004

Allegheny knocks off Grove City

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team fell to 8-3 on the season with a 5-2 loss at non-conference rival Allegheny (10-8) Wednesday afternoon.

Allegheny swept the three doubles matches, earning one point. Junior Phil Springirth (Erie, Pa./Harborcreek) and freshman Brock Thompson (Hudson, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian) each earned singles victories for the Wolverines.

Grove City returns to Presidents' Athletic Conference play Thursday at Waynesburg. 

Grove City vs. Allegheny:

Position Grove City's Line-up Allegheny's Lineup Grove City Result 
First Singles Patrick Donahue 
(Sr., Lafayette, Ind./Lafayette Jefferson)
Seth Wilmore Lost 6-2, 6-4
Second Singles Brent Moon (So., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee) John Pappas Lost 3-6, 7-5, 6-2
Third Singles Brock Thompson 
(Fr., Hudson, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian)
Bryan Lyssy Won 4-6, 6-2, 7-5
Fourth Singles Phil Springirth (Jr.,Erie, Pa./Harborcreek) Dan Piper Won 6-3, 6-4
Fifth Singles Andrew Geisler (Jr., Bradford, Pa./Bradford) Brendan Reed Lost 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)
Sixth Singles Sam Fortna (So., Annville, Pa./Annville-Cleona) Matt Kissling Lost 6-4, 5-7, 6-1
First Doubles Donahue/Moon Wilmore/Pappas Lost 8-6
Second Doubles Springirth/Thompson Lyssy/Piper Lost 8-3
Third Doubles Geisler/Fortna Reed/Steve Lucas Lost 8-3

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