February 19, 2010

Wolverines open with win

ERIE, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team opened the 2010 season Friday night with an 8-1 victory over host Penn State Behrend in an indoor non-conference match at the Westwood Club. Grove City (1-0) swept all three doubles matches and won five of the six singles bouts.

It is Grove City's fourth straight victory in a season opener.

The Wolverines return to action March 6 against Hope and Oberlin. The neutral site match with Hope begins at 12 p.m., followed by a 3:30 match at Oberlin.

Grove City vs. Penn State Behrend

Position Grove City's Lineup Penn State Behrend Grove City Result 
First Singles Ricky Garrett (Jr., Rocky River, Ohio/Rocky River) Elliott Blackstone Lost 7-6, 6-4
Second Singles Peter Davis (Sr., Indianapolis, Ind./Heritage Christian) Chris Galvin Won 6-1, 7-5
Third Singles Anthony Rosselli (Fr., Poland, Ohio/Poland) Shane Mosier Won 6-4, 6-4
Fourth Singles Bill Derocha (Sr., Port Huron, Mich./Port Huron North) Peter Bissert Won 6-1, 6-0
Fifth Singles Shaun Mills (Sr., Pittsgrove, N.J./A.P. Schalick) Kelly Manning Won 6-3, 6-4
Sixth Singles Scott Yanak (So., Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) Jacob Fling Won 6-0, 6-0
First Doubles Davis/Garrett Blackstone/Galvin Won 8-4
Second Doubles Derocha/Mills Mosier/Bissert Won 8-4
Third Doubles Rosselli/Caleb Fuller (Fr., Columbus, Ind./Homeschooled) Manning/John Michalko Won 8-3

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