September 4, 2008

Wolverines top West Liberty in road opener

WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team improved to 2-0 Thursday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over NCAA Division II member West Liberty State. Grove City won each of the final four singles matches against the host Hilltoppers to clinch the non-conference victory.

It is Grove City's second straight win over West Liberty. The teams have split each of their last eight meetings.

Grove City will open Presidents' Athletic Conference action Wednesday, September 10 at Bethany. The match begins at 4 p.m.


Position Grove City West Liberty State Grove City Result
First Singles Stacy Moon (Fr., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee) Marina Quintana Lost 6-1, 6-2
Second Singles Lisa Baldwin (Jr., Charlotte, N.C./Covenant Day) Marissa Fansler Lost 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
Third Singles Kait Garcia (Jr., Erie, Pa./McDowell) Tierra Waldrum Won 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
Fourth Singles Christina Bedi (Fr., Chesapeake, Va./Oscar F. Smith) Cassie Smith Won 6-2, 6-3
Fifth Singles Reena Barnett (Fr., El Paso, Texas/Homeschooled) Sahana Birchfield Won 6-3, 6-2
Sixth Singles Kristin Taylor (Jr., Westerville, Ohio/Worthington Christian) Kayla Saunders Won 6-1, 6-0
First Doubles Moon/Garcia Quintana/Fansler Won 9-7
Second Doubles Baldwin/Taylor Waldrum/Smith Lost 8-6
Third Doubles Bedi/Barnett Birchfield/Saunders Won 8-1

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