April 26, 2005

Wolverines close 2005 with victory

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team closed the 2005 season with a rain-shortened 5-1 win over NCAA Division II rival Slippery Rock Tuesday afternoon. The Wolverines finish the season 12-4 overall. It is Grove City's sixth straight winning season, as well as the program's 17th straight year with a .500 record or better.

The Wolverines have also posted five consecutive seasons with at least 10 victories.

Grove City vs. Slippery Rock:

Position Grove City's Lineup Grove City Result 
First Singles Brent Moon (Jr., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee) Won 6-2, 6-2
Second Singles Brock Thompson 
(So., Hudson, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian)
Won 6-3, 6-3
Third Singles Chris Baker (Fr., Bethlehem, Pa./Erie McDowell) Suspended by Weather
Fourth Singles Phil Springirth (Sr.,Erie, Pa./Harborcreek) Suspended by Weather
Fifth Singles Sam Fortna (Jr., Annville, Pa./Annville-Cleona) Suspended by Weather
Sixth Singles Sam Dickmann
(Sarasota, Fla./Hope Presbyterian)
Lost 6-0, 6-2
First Doubles Moon/Thompson Won 8-4
Second Doubles Baker/Springirth Won 8-4
Third Doubles Fortna/Matt Hearn (Fr., Montrose, Pa./Montrose) Won 9-7

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