February 29, 2008
Grove City earns road win
ERIE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team opened the 2008 season with an 8-1 victory over host Penn State Behrend Friday afternoon in a non-conference match at the Pennbriar Club. It is Grove City's first season-opening win since 2004.
Grove City (1-0) swept all three doubles matches Friday. The Wolverines have now won four straight matches, dating back to the 2007 season.
Grove City will visit Mount Union Wednesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Grove City at Penn State Behrend
|Position||Grove City's Lineup||Penn State Behrend||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||John Moyer (Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy)||Miles Boyea||Won 6-0, 7-6|
|Second Singles||Peter Davis (So., Indianapolis, Ind./Heritage Christian)||Elliot Blackstone||Lost 7-6, 6-2|
|Third Singles||Chris Baker (Sr., Erie, Pa./McDowell)||Jim Palmer||Won 6-1, 7-5|
|Fourth Singles||Jeremy Dwyer (So., Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg)||Jon Henderson||Won 6-3, 6-1|
|Fifth Singles||Ricky Garrett (Fr., Rocky River, Ohio/Rocky River)||Trevor Dougherty||Won 6-1, 6-0|
|Sixth Singles||Marc Mentzer (Fr., Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township)||James Getty||Won 6-2, 6-0|
|First Doubles||Moyer/Davis||Boyea/Palmer||Won 8-5|
|Second Doubles||Baker/Kyle Johnson (Jr., Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator)||Blackstone/Henderson||Won 9-8|
|Third Doubles||Bill Derocha (So., Port Huron, Mich./Port Huron Northern)/Dwyer||Nagel/Michalko||Won 8-0|
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