September 1, 2011

West Liberty tops Grove City in season opener

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team opened the 2011-12 season Thursday afternoon with a 6-3 setback against NCAA Division II member West Liberty (1-0) at the Grove City College Courts.

The Hilltoppers won two of three doubles matches before taking four of six singles matches. Grove City (0-1) had won each of the previous four meetings with West Liberty.

Grove City will open Presidents' Athletic Conference play September 9 against visiting Geneva at 4 p.m.

West Liberty at Grove City

Position Grove City West Liberty Grove City Result
First Singles Stacy Moon (Sr., Lima, Ohio/Shawnee) Lauren Howard Lost 6-0, 6-2
Second Singles Megan Bennett (Sr., Poland, Ohio/Poland) Emma Windsor Lost 6-2, 6-0
Third Singles Christina Bedi (Sr., Chesapeake, Va./Oscar F. Smith) Raissa Wischi Lost 6-1, 6-3
Fourth Singles Reena Barnett (Sr., El Paso, Texas/Homeschooled) Alex Barr Lost 6-4, 7-5
Fifth Singles Caroline McGuire (Fr., Shorewood, Wis./Dominican) Christina Pauley Won 6-2, 6-1
Sixth Singles Emily Buurma (Sr., Medford, N.J./Shawnee) Sarah Howells Won 6-0, 6-1
First Doubles Bennett/Moon Howard/Wischi Lost 8-2
Second Doubles Barnett/McGuire Barr/Windsor Lost 8-3
Third Doubles Bedi/Lauren Troxel (So., Wheaton, Ill./Timothy Christian) Pauley/Moleigh Poling Won 8-4

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