October 10, 2005

Grove City tops Thiel, 9-0

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team improved to 12-2 overall with a 9-0 home win over Presidents' Athletic Conference rival Thiel in a non-conference match at the Grove City Tennis Courts. Grove City's 12 victories this season ties the program's single-season record. The 1999 squad went 12-1.

It is Grove City's fifth straight victory overall. The Wolverines have won 87 straight matches against PAC foes.

The Wolverines will look for their program record 13th win of the season Tuesday against visiting Slippery Rock at 3:30 p.m.


Position Grove City Thiel GCC Result
First Singles Jenna Powell (Sr., Rochester, N.Y./West Irondequoit) Sarah Barefoot Won 6-1, 6-0
Second Singles Julie Bellissimo (So., North Canton, Ohio/Hoover) Deidra Franley Won 6-2, 6-2
Third Singles Bethany Shaffer (So., New Wilmington, Pa./Wilmington) Elizabeth Sensenstein Won 6-1, 4-6, 10-8
Fourth Singles Sarah Titus (Fr., Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) Anika Backstram Won 6-1, 6-1
Fifth Singles Jenette Manning (So., Pittsburgh, Pa./North Hills) Melanie Mehalic Won 6-1, 6-0
Sixth Singles Kim Ross (Fr., Tucson, Ariz./Sabino) No Entry Won by Forfeit
First Doubles Chris Sager (Fr., Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North)/
Barefoot/Sensenstein Won 8-1
Second Doubles Shaffer/Ross Backstram/Mehalic Won 8-4
Third Doubles Titus/Powell No Entry Won by Forfeit

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