October 7, 2008

Grove City falls to Rock

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team is 8-1 overall after dropping a 7-2 decision to NCAA Division II powerhouse Slippery Rock Tuesday afternoon at the Grove City College Courts. The Rock (5-0) won five of the six singles matches.

Grove City had won nine straight matches, dating back to the end of the 2007 season. The Wolverines return to action Wednesday afternoon against Presidents' Athletic Conference rival Westminster at 4 p.m. in New Wilmington.


Position Grove City Slippery Rock Grove City Result
First Singles Tamara Nations (Sr., Kailua, Hawai'i/Homeschooled) Kayla Blackburn Lost 6-0, 6-1
Second Singles Lisa Baldwin (Jr., Charlotte, N.C./Covenant Day) Laura Handy Lost 6-1, 6-0
Third Singles Kait Garcia (Jr., Erie, Pa./McDowell) Samantha Blackburn Lost 6-2, 6-3
Fourth Singles Christina Bedi (Fr., Chesapeake, Va./Oscar F. Smith) Jessi Hilborn Lost 6-4, 6-4
Fifth Singles Reena Barnett (Fr., El Paso, Texas/Homeschooled) Chelsea Gibson Lost 2-6, 6-4, 10-7
Sixth Singles Kristin Taylor (Jr., Westerville, Ohio/Worthington Christian) Lara Rizzi Won 7-5, 2-6, 10-8
First Doubles Nations/Garcia K. Blackburn/Handy Lost 9-8 (5)
Second Doubles Baldwin/Taylor S. Blackburn/Hilborn Lost 8-2
Third Doubles Barnett/Bedi Gibson/Rizzi Won 8-2

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