August 31, 2007
Grove City opens season with victory
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team opened the 2007 season Friday afternoon with a 7-2 victory over NCAA Division II member West Liberty State at the Grove City College Courts. Grove City won all three doubles matches, then claimed four of the six singles matches.
It is Grove City's first victory against the Hilltoppers since a 5-4 win Sept. 14, 2004. The Wolverines (1-0) have now won six straight matches dating back to last season.
Grove City will open Presidents' Athletic Conference play Tuesday afternoon at Chatham. The match begins at 4 p.m.
WEST LIBERTY STATE AT GROVE CITY:
|Position||Grove City||West Liberty State||GCC Result|
|First Singles||Nicole Andreini (So., Wheeling, W. Va./Wheeling Central Catholic)||Heather Alcorn||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|Second Singles||Tamara Nations (Jr., Kailua, Hawaii/Homeschooled)||Marissa Fansler||Lost 6-4, 6-2|
|Third Singles||Kristin McNally (Sr., Boardman, Ohio/Boardman)||Tiffany McDowell||Lost 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-2|
|Fourth Singles||Kait Garcia (So., Erie, Pa./McDowell)||Megan Cooey||Won 6-3, 3-6, 6-3|
|Fifth Singles||Lisa Baldwin (So., Charlotte, N.C./Covenant Day)||Sahana Birchfield||Won 6-4, 6-2|
|Sixth Singles||Erin Bennett (Sr., Poland, Ohio/Poland)||Kara Orsak||Won 6-1, 6-1|
|First Doubles||Andreini/Nations||Alcorn/Fansler||Won 8-6|
|Second Doubles||McNally/Bennett||Cooey/McDowell||Won 8-3|
|Third Doubles||Julie Bellissimo (Sr.,
North Canton, Ohio/Hoover)/
Kristin Taylor (So., Westerville, Ohio/Worthington Christian)
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