March 15, 2005

Mount Union nips Grove City, 5-4

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team opened the 2005 season Tuesday afternoon with a 5-4 loss to visiting Mount Union in Grove City's Physical Learning Center.

Junior Brent Moon (Lima, Ohio/Shawnee) earned a pair of victories for Grove City (0-1). The match was played indoors due to inclement weather.

The Wolverines will open Presidents' Athletic Conference action Thursday afternoon at Bethany. Grove City will then head to Hilton Head, S.C. for five matches next week during Easter Break.

Grove City vs. Mount Union:

Position Grove City's Lineup Mount Union Lineup Grove City Result 
First Singles Brent Moon (Jr., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee) Ryan Rutasatz Won 8-5
Second Singles Brock Thompson 
(So., Hudson, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian)
Kyle Moreland Lost 8-3
Third Singles Chris Baker (Fr., Bethlehem, Pa./Erie McDowell) Kurt Davis Won 8-2
Fourth Singles Phil Springirth (Jr.,Erie, Pa./Harborcreek) Jon Caporale Lost 8-4
Fifth Singles Sam Fortna (Jr., Annville, Pa./Annville-Cleona) Kevin Kreibabaum Won 8-2
Sixth Singles Sam Dickmann
(Jr., Sarasota, Fla./Hope Presbyterian)
Adam Jaworski Lost 8-2
First Doubles Moon/Thompson Rutasatz/Jaworski Won 8-5
Second Doubles Baker/Springirth Davis/Moreland Lost 8-3
Third Doubles Fortna/Dickmann Caporale/Kreibabaum Lost 8-3

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