March 22, 2014

Wolverines sweep Thomas More in PAC opener

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Grove City College men's tennis team started off their 2014 Presidents' Athletic Conference schedule with a strong performance as the Wolverines swept Thomas More 9-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Western Racquet Club.

Juniors Peter Riley (Woodbury, Pa./Northern Bedford) and Colby Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) earned an 8-3 victory at first doubles for the Wolverines (2-3, 1-0 PAC) while sophomore Jon Graber (Atglen, Pa./Octorara) and junior Chris Collins (West Chester, Pa./Delaware Co. Christian) earned an 8-2 victory at second doubles.

Sophomore Dan Schafhauser (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) and freshman Jason Wichert (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) cruised to an 8-0 win at third doubles.

Riley, Beighey, Graber and Collins each won their matches at first through fourth singles, while freshman Thane Feldeisen (Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills) pulled out a hard-fought 10-6 tiebreaker win over the Saints' Ben Millman at fifth singles to preserve the sweep. Schafhauser (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) earned his second-straight 6-0, 6-0 victory at sixth singles.

Grove City is scheduled to host non-conference opponent Penn State Behrend on Tuesday.

Grove City at Thomas More

Position Grove City's Lineup Thomas More Grove City Result 
First Singles Peter Riley (Jr., Woodbury, Pa./Northern Bedford) Sergio Pascual Won 6-0, 6-1
Second Singles Colby Beighey (Jr., Fombell, Pa./Riverside) Jared Justice Won 6-1, 6-0
Third Singles Jon Graber (So., Atglen, Pa./Octorara) Austin Justice Won 6-3, 6-4
Fourth Singles Chris Collins (Jr., West Chester, Pa./Del. Co. Christian) Tim Rice Won 6-2, 6-0
Fifth Singles Thane Feldeisen (Fr., Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills) Ben Millman Won 4-6, 6-3, 10-6
Sixth Singles Dan Schafhauser (So., Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) Joseph Gil Won 6-0, 6-0
First Doubles Riley/Beighey A. Justice/J. Justice Won 8-3
Second Doubles Graeber/Collins Pascual/Rice Won 8-2
Third Doubles Schafhauser/Wichert Millman/Gil Won 8-0

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