September 3, 2015

Grove City men fall to West Liberty in opener

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to NCAA Division II West Liberty on Thursday afternoon at the Walters-Zbell Tennis Courts in the season-opener for both teams.

West Liberty, returning their entire lineup from a team that was an NCAA DII Regional Finalist in 2015, won all three doubles matches before claiming victory at all six singles flights.

Lightning delayed the match for 30 minutes during doubles competition.

The Wolverines (0-1) return to action on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Allegheny College Tournament.


Grove City vs. West Liberty

Position Grove City's Lineup West Liberty Grove City Result 
First Singles Jon Graber (Sr., Atglen, Pa./Octorara) Andrew Ponder Lost 6-1, 6-0
Second Singles Jon Fleet (So., West Chester, Pa./Hendersen) Santiago Gutierrez Lost 6-0, 6-2
Third Singles Zack Sprunger (Fr., Ashland, Ohio/Ashland) Baptiste Perrin Lost 6-0, 6-0
Fourth Singles Nathan Roberts (Jr., Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City) Martin Moncayo Lost 6-1, 6-0
Fifth Singles Jason Wichert (Jr., Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) Pablo Cimorra Lost 6-1, 6-1
Sixth Singles Miguel Angel Esteban Diaz (Fr., Soria, Spain/IES Castilla) Luke Flanagan Lost 6-0, 6-2
First Doubles Graber/Sprunger Ponder/Gutierrez Lost 8-3
Second Doubles Fleet/Roberts Perrin/Moncayo Lost 8-1
Third Doubles Esteban Diaz/J. Wichert Flanagan/Cimorra Lost 8-2

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