April 16, 2009

CMU tops Grove City

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team fell to 9-4 overall Thursday afternoon with a 9-0 setback against No. 15 Carnegie Mellon in non-conference action at the Grove City College Courts. Carnegie Mellon entered the match also ranked as the Atlantic South region's No. 3 team, according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

Grove City had won three straight matches prior to Thursday's setback. The Wolverines will return to action Friday and Saturday at the 2009 Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships at the Pennbriar Club in Erie. Grove City is in pursuit of its 19th straight league title.

Grove City vs. Carnegie Mellon

Position Grove City's Lineup Carnegie Mellon Grove City Result 
First Singles Ricky Garrett (So., Rocky River, Ohio/Rocky River) James Muliawan Lost 6-0, 6-1
Second Singles Peter Davis (Jr., Indianapolis, Ind./Heritage Christian) Alex Nemerov Lost 6-4, 6-3
Third Singles Jeremy Dwyer (Sr., Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg) Jon Spero Lost 6-3, 6-0
Fourth Singles Marc Mentzer (So., Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) Ravi Raghavan Lost 6-1, 6-3
Fifth Singles Kyle Johnson (Sr., Arlington Hts., Ill./St. Viator) Yiran Liu Lost 6-1, 6-0
Sixth Singles Scott Yanak (Fr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) Jeremy King Lost 6-1, 6-1
First Doubles Garrett/Davis Spero/
Bobby McTaggart
Lost 8-0
Second Doubles Johnson/
Bill Derocha (Jr., Port Huron, Mich./Port Huron Northern)
Nemerov/Raghavan Lost 8-4
Third Doubles Dwyer/Jon Pombo (Sr., Marietta, Pa./Donegal) Muliawan/
Nikola Ljuboja
Lost 8-0

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