April 21, 2004
Wolverines roll at Malone, earn 12th win of 2004
CANTON, Ohio -- The Grove City College men's tennis team raised its record to 12-3 on the season with an 8-1 victory over host Malone College Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action.
The Wolverines swept all six singles matches, including a 6-0, 6-0 victory at first singles by senior Patrick Donahue (Lafayette, Ind./Lafayette Jefferson), the three-time defending Presidents' Athletic Conference Player of the Year. The win is Grove City's fourth straight overall.
Grove City will look to claim its 14th consecutive Presidents' Athletic Conference title this weekend at the PAC Championships in Erie at the Pennbriar Athletic Club.
Grove City vs. Malone:
|Position||Grove City's Line-up||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||Patrick Donahue
(Sr., Lafayette, Ind./Lafayette Jefferson)
|Won 6-0, 6-0|
|Second Singles||Brent Moon (So., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee)||Won 4-6, 6-4, 6-1|
(Fr., Hudson, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian)
|Won 7-6 (7-1), 6-1|
|Fourth Singles||Phil Springirth (Jr.,Erie, Pa./Harborcreek)||Won 6-2, 6-2|
|Fifth Singles||Andrew Geisler (Jr., Bradford, Pa./Bradford)||Won 6-4, 6-4|
|Sixth Singles||Sam Fortna (So., Annville, Pa./Annville-Cleona)||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|First Doubles||Donahue/Moon||Won 9-8 (7-4)|
|Second Doubles||Springirth/Thompson||Won 8-4|
|Third Doubles||Geisler/Fortna||Lost 8-3|
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