March 17, 2012

Wolverines edge Mercyhurst

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team opened the home portion of the 2012 season Saturday afternoon by pulling out a 5-4 victory over NCAA Division II member Mercyhurst at the Grove City College Courts.

The Wolverines (2-1) secured the win by splitting the six singles matches. Senior Scott Yanak (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper Saint Clair) rallied for a three-set win at fourth singles to help Grove City erase a 4-3 deficit.

The Wolverines will open Presidents' Athletic Conference play Monday, March 26 at Thiel. The match will begin at 4 p.m.

Mercyhurst at Grove City

Position Grove City's Lineup Mercyhurst Grove City Result 
First Singles Caleb Fuller (Jr., Columbus, Ind./Homeschooled) Keith Whittingham Lost 6-1, 6-1
Second Singles Peter Riley (Fr., Woodbury, Pa./Northern Bedford) Jorn van der Veer Lost 6-3, 6-2
Third Singles Anthony Rosselli (Jr., Poland, Ohio/Poland) Mauricio Canton Diaz Won 6-2, 6-2
Fourth Singles Scott Yanak (Sr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) Eric Drusko Won 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Fifth Singles Steve Harrison (Sr., Centreville, Md./Queen Anne's Co.) Mike Vinopal Lost 6-4, 6-1
Sixth Singles Andrew Deckert (Jr., Mechanicsburg, Pa./East Pennsboro) Kamil Kepka Won 6-3, 7-6
First Doubles Fuller/Rosselli van der Veer/
Lost 8-1
Second Doubles Deckert/Riley Drusko/Vinopal Won 8-6
Third Doubles Harrison/Yanak Canton Diaz/
Dylan Wiesner
Won 8-6

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