September 22, 2014

Grove City defeats SVC to stay perfect in PAC play

LATROBE, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team stayed perfect in Presidents' Athletic Conference play with an important 7-2 victory at Saint Vincent on Wednesday afternoon.

The Wolverines (5-2 overall, 4-0 PAC) swept the doubles competition before taking four of the six singles matches.

Senior Caroline McGuire (Shorewood, Wis./Dominican) and junior Karolina Lagerquist (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) teamed for an 8-2 win over the Bearcats (5-4) at first doubles before easily winning their respective matches at first and second singles.

Sophomore Linnea Peters (Carmel, Ind./Carmel) and junior Leah Thomsen (Cary, N.C./Cary Christian) paired for an 8-5 win at second doubles while sophomore Julie Becker (Kingsport, Tenn./Homeschooled) and freshman Janine Jones (Cleveland, Ohio/Nordonia) earned an 8-2 victory at third doubles.

Peters would earn a 6-3, 6-1 victory at fourth singles while Thomsen pulled out a 7-6 first set victory before taking the second 6-1 in a sixth singles win.

Grove City returns to action Monday when they host Penn State Behrend in a 3:30 p.m. non-conference match.

Grove City at Saint Vincent

Position Grove City Saint Vincent Grove City Result
First Singles Caroline McGuire (Sr., Shorewood, Wis./Dominican) Jackii Hauser Won 6-2, 6-1
Second Singles Karolina Lagerquist (Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) Kylie Auman Won 6-2, 6-0
Third Singles Janine Jones (Fr., Cleveland, Ohio/Nordonia) Susie Ellis Lost 7-5, 7-6 (10-8)
Fourth Singles Linnea Peters (So., Carmel, Ind./Carmel) Breana Liberoni Won 6-3, 6-1
Fifth Singles Leah White (Sr., Ellicott City, Md./Howard) Regina Woloshun Lost 4-6, 6-1, 10-7
Sixth Singles Leah Thomsen (Cary, N.C./Cary Christian) Hannah Kahn Won 7-6 (7-2), 6-1
First Doubles Lagerquist/McGuire Hauser/Ellis Won 8-2
Second Doubles Peters/Thomsen Auman/Woloshun Won 8-5
Third Doubles Julie Becker (So., Kingsport, Tenn./Homeschooled)/Jones Liberoni/Maria Gismondi Won 8-2

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