April 6, 2016
Wolverines down Bethany, stay perfect in PAC
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis stayed perfect in Presidents' Athletic Conference play by earning a hard-fought 8-1 victory over Bethany on Wednesday afternoon at the Walters-Zbell Tennis Courts.
Senior Jon Graber (Atglen, Pa./Octorara) and sophomore Zack Sprunger (Ashland, Ohio/Ashland) pulled out a 7-4 tiebreaker win to give the Wolverines (4-7, 3-0 PAC) a 9-8 first doubles victory and a doubles sweep for a 3-0 lead.
Grove City won four of the six singles flights in straight sets to clinch the match and a 7-0 lead, and junior Nate Roberts (Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City) rallied from a first set loss for a 6-4 second set victory and a 10-5 win in the tiebreaker to give the Wolverines their eighth win.
Drake Berlin earned the lone win for the Bison (4-2, 0-1) at second singles, edging sophomore Jon Fleet (West Chester, Pa./Hendersen) in a 10-point super-tiebreaker.
The Wolverines will look to remain unbeaten in conference play when they host Westminster on Friday at 3:30 p.m.
Grove City vs. Bethany
|Position||Grove City's Lineup||Bethany||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||Jon Graber (Sr., Atglen, Pa./Octorara)||Rhone Thrash||Won 7-5, 6-0|
|Second Singles||Jon Fleet (So., West Chester, Pa./Hendersen)||Drake Berlin||Lost 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-4)|
|Third Singles||Zack Sprunger (So., Ashland, Ohio/Ashland)||Kyle Booker||Won 6-3, 6-1|
|Fourth Singles||Jason Wichert (Jr., Collegeville, Pa./Methacton)||Marcus Hooks||Won 6-1, 6-0|
|Fifth Singles||Nathan Roberts (Jr., Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City)||Chris Ray||Won 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)|
|Sixth Singles||Thane Feldeisen (Sr., Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills)||Jay O'Donnell||Won 6-1, 6-0|
|First Doubles||Graber/Sprunger||Berlin/Thrash||Won 9-8 (7-4)|
|Second Doubles||Fleet/Roberts||Booker/Ray||Won 8-6|
|Third Doubles||Feldeisen/Wichert||Hooks/O'Donnell||Won 8-1|
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