April 16, 2016
Wolverines stay perfect in PAC with pair of sweeps
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's tennis team remained unbeaten in Presidents' Athletic Conference play by sweeping league foes Geneva and Westminster 9-0 and 9-0 in a pair of matches on Saturday morning and afternoon at the Walters-Zbell Tennis Courts.
Five different Wolverines earned four victories between the two matches. Sophomore Jon Fleet (West Chester, Pa./Hendersen) defeated Geneva's Eric Abbott at first singles and Westminster's Kornel Foremski at second singles while teaming with junior Nathan Roberts (Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City) for a pair of victories at second doubles. Roberts also added individual wins at fourth singles against Geneva and fifth singles against Westminster.
Sophomore Zack Sprunger (Ashland, Ohio/Ashland) downed Jesse Hooke for a second-singles win over the Golden Tornadoes before returning to his usual third singles flight for a win over Westminster's Ethan McCarthy. Sprunger also earned a pair of wins at first doubles, pairing with junior Jimmy Covatto (Beaver, Pa./Beaver) against Geneva and with senior Jon Graber (Atglen, Pa./Octorara) against the Titans.
Senior Thane Feldeisen (Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills) and junior Jason Wichert (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) won at third doubles in both matches. Wichert earned individual wins at third and fourth singles, respectively, while Feldeisen won in the fifth and sixth slots.
Grove City didn’t drop a single set in either match.
The Wolverines (7-7, 6-0 PAC) host Thiel on Monday at 4 p.m. in conference action.
Grove City vs. Geneva
|Position||Grove City's Lineup||Geneva||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||Jon Fleet (So., West Chester, Pa./Hendersen)||Eric Abbott||Won 6-0, 6-2|
|Second Singles||Zack Sprunger (So., Ashland, Ohio/Ashland)||Jesse Hooke||Won 6-2, 6-4|
|Third Singles||Jason Wichert (Jr., Collegeville, Pa./Methacton)||Evan Shaw||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|Fourth Singles||Nathan Roberts (Jr., Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City)||David Streit||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|Fifth Singles||Thane Feldeisen (Sr., Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills)||Caleb Hoal||Won 6-1, 6-3|
|Sixth Singles||Miguel Esteban Diaz (Fr., Soria, Spain/IES Castilla)||Ethan Stahl||Won 6-0, 6-4|
|First Doubles||Sprunger/Jimmy Covatto (Jr., Beaver, Pa./Beaver)||Abbott/Shaw||Won 8-1|
|Second Doubles||Fleet/Roberts||Hooke/Streit||Won 8-4|
|Third Doubles||Feldeisen/Wichert||Hoal/Stahl||Won 8-2|
Grove City vs. Westminster
|Position||Grove City's Lineup||Westminster||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||Jon Graber (Sr., Atglen, Pa./Octorara)||A.J. May||Won 6-1, 6-0|
|Second Singles||Jon Fleet (So., West Chester, Pa./Hendersen)||Kornel Foremski||Won 6-2, 6-0|
|Third Singles||Zack Sprunger (So., Ashland, Ohio/Ashland)||Ethan McCarthy||Won 6-0, 6-2|
|Fourth Singles||Jason Wichert (Jr., Collegeville, Pa./Methacton)||Bryan Greig||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|Fifth Singles||Nathan Roberts (Jr., Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City)||Jon Clark||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|Sixth Singles||Thane Feldeisen (Sr., Ann Arbor, Mich./Greenhills)||Dylan Mick||Won 6-0, 6-1|
|First Doubles||Graber/Sprunger||May/Foremski||Won 8-6|
|Second Doubles||Fleet/Roberts||McCarthy/Greig||Won 8-2|
|Third Doubles||Feldeisen/Wichert||Clark/Mick||Won 8-1|
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