March 6, 2009

Wolverines open with win

ERIE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team opened the 2009 spring season Friday evening with a 9-0 victory over host Penn State Behrend at the Westwood Club. It is Grove City's third straight season-opening victory.

Grove City (1-0) dropped just one set in the six singles matches and also surrendered a mere six games in sweeping the doubles matches.

The Wolverines will visit Saint Vincent next Wednesday afternoon in a matchup of Presidents' Athletic Conference members.

Grove City at Penn State Behrend

Position Grove City's Lineup Penn St. Behrend Grove City Result 
First Singles John Moyer (Sr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy) Elliot Blackstone Won 0-6, 7-6, 10-8
Second Singles Ricky Garrett (So., Rocky River, Ohio/Rocky River) Shane Mosier Won 6-0, 6-2
Third Singles Peter Davis (Jr., Indianapolis, Ind./Heritage Christian) Jon Henderson Won 6-0, 7-6
Fourth Singles Kyle Johnson (Sr., Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator) James Getty Won 6-1, 6-3
Fifth Singles Scott Yanak (Fr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) Peter Bissert Won 6-2, 6-1
Sixth Singles Bill Derocha (Jr., Port Huron, Mich./Port Huron Northern) Brad Nagel Won 6-3, 6-0
First Doubles Moyer/Johnson Blackstone/Henderson Won 8-4
Second Doubles Davis/Garrett Getty/Kaleta Won 8-1
Third Doubles Derocha/Jon Pombo (Sr., Marietta, Pa./Donegal) John Michalko/
Kelly Manning
Won 8-1

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