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.
SLIPPERY ROCK AT GROVE CITY
|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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