CMU edges GCC, 5-4

PITTSBURGH, PA, September 7 , 2001--The Lady Wolverine tennis team swept first through third singles against perennial power Carnegie Mellon University, but managed just one other win in a 5-4 loss Friday in Pittsburgh.

Senior Alyssa Bradford won in three sets at first singles and teamed with sophomore Allison Atwood to post an 8-0 shutout at first doubles.   Junior Lisa Oriti outlasted her opponent to win in three sets at second singles, while Atwood made it look easy at third singles, surrendering just two games in a straight-set victory.

Grove City dropped to 1-1 on the season.

Grove City vs. Carnegie Mellon:

Position Grove City's Line-up Result
First Singles Alyssa Bradford (Sr., Akron, OH/Cuyahoga Valley Christian) Won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Second Singles Lisa Oriti (Jr., Brecksville, OH/Cuyahoga Valley Christian) Won 4-6, 7-6, 7-5
Third Singles Allison Atwood (So., Warren, PA/Warren) Won 6-2, 6-0
Fourth Singles Erika Hauge (Jr., Chardon, OH/Chardon) Lost 2-6, 4-6
Fifth Singles Julie Barber (Jr., Binghamton, NY/Binghamton) Lost 0-6, 2-6
Sixth Singles Megan Hulick (Fr., Butler, PA/Butler) Lost 6-7, 6-1, 4-6
First Doubles Bradford/Atwood Won 8-0
Second Doubles Oriti/Hauge Lost 3-8
Third Doubles Barber/Nicole Leasure (Fr., Washington, PA/Trinity) Lost 1-8
Exb. Singles Nicole Van Rheenen (So., Warminster, PA/Philmont Christian Academy) Won 8-4
Exb. Singles Christine Rummel (Fr., Cabot, PA/Knoch) Lost 3-8
Exb. Singles Emily Russell (Fr., Cumberland, MD/Allegany) Lost 1-8

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