March 27, 2006
Grove City tops Thiel 8-1, gives Walters win No. 300
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team improved to 3-1 overall and 3-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference Monday afternoon with an 8-1 victory over PAC rival Thiel at the Grove City College Courts. It is Grove City's third straight victory.
The victory is also the 300th tennis coaching victory for 34th-year Grove City head coach Joe Walters. Walters has a 289-111 record as men's tennis coach. He also guided Grove City's women's tennis team to an 11-1 mark in 2004. Monday's match was also Walters' 400th as head men's tennis coach.
Grove City will visit Allegheny Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action.
Thiel at Grove City:
|Position||Grove City's Lineup||Thiel||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||Brent Moon (Sr., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee)||Brian Gowday||Won 6-3, 6-2|
|Second Singles||John Moyer (Fr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy)||Keith Williams||Won 6-0, 6-0|
|Third Singles||Chris Baker (So., Bethlehem, Pa./Erie McDowell)||Geno Bianco||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|Fourth Singles||Jeremy Dwyer (Fr., Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg)||Tyler Ochs||Won 6-2, 6-1|
|Fifth Singles||Sam Fortna (Sr., Annville, Pa./Annville-Cleona)||Zachary Richards||Won 6-0, 6-1|
|Sixth Singles||Kyle Johnson (Fr., Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viatos)||Blake Betteridge||Won 6-1, 7-5|
|First Doubles||Moon/Moyer||Gowday/Williams||Won 8-1|
|Second Doubles||Johnson/Dwyer||Bianco/Ochs||Lost 8-6|
|Third Doubles||Baker/Fortna||Richards/Mark Coney||Won 8-1|
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