March 18, 2008

Grove City nips Macalester, 5-4

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team improved to 4-3 Tuesday night by pulling out a 5-4 victory over Macalester (Minn.) in Hilton Head, S.C. Grove City won four of the six singles matches to earn the non-conference victory.

Junior Jeremy Dwyer (Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg) and freshman Marc Mentzer (Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) both earned three-set victories in singles play. Dwyer warded off three match points in the second set at fourth singles before eventually winning 7-5. Dwyer then won the third set, 13-11, to secure the team win.

Earlier Tuesday, Grove City blanked Seton Hill, 9-0. Wednesday, Grove City will play Scranton at 1 p.m.

Grove City vs. Macalester

Position Grove City's Lineup Macalester Grove City Result 
First Singles John Moyer (Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy) Brad Goldstein Won 6-3, 6-4
Second Singles Peter Davis (So., Indianapolis, Ind./Heritage Christian) Aaron Heerboth Lost 6-3, 6-3
Third Singles Ricky Garrett (Fr., Rocky River, Ohio/Rocky River) Paul Mairet Won 7-5, 6-3
Fourth Singles Jeremy Dwyer (So., Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg) Justin Margolies Won 6-7, 7-5, 13-11
Fifth Singles Chris Baker (Sr., Erie, Pa./McDowell) Charlie Edelman Lost 6-3, 0-6, 10-8
Sixth Singles Marc Mentzer (Fr., Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) Michael Coleman Won 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
First Doubles Moyer/Davis Goldstein/Heerboth Lost 8-6
Second Doubles Baker/Kyle Johnson (Jr., Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator) Mairet/Coleman Lost 8-3
Third Doubles Bill DeRocha (So., Port Huron, Mich./Port Huron Northern)/Dwyer Edelman/Titus Levy Won 8-1

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