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|
van der Veer/
|Second Doubles||Deckert/Riley||Drusko/Vinopal||Won 8-6|
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