September 24, 2015

Wolverines sweep Geneva

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team improved to 2-1 in Presidents' Athletic Conference action by sweeping visiting Geneva 9-0 on Friday afternoon at the Walters-Zbell Tennis Courts.

The Wolverines (4-5 overall) won matches at first and third doubles easily while senior Leah Thomsen (Cary, N.C./Cary Christian) and sophomore Janine Jones (Northfield, Ohio/Nordonia) won the final two games to pull out an 8-5 victory at second doubles for the doubles sweep.

Freshman Maggie Manchester (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport) didn't drop a game in her win at first singles while fellow freshman Kelley Parks (Baden, Pa./Homeschooled) pulled out a 10-4 super-tiebreaker victory at sixth singles to preserve the sweep.

Grove City travels to the University of Mary Washington this weekend to compete in the ITA Small College Mideast Regional Championships.

 Grove City vs. Geneva

Position Grove City Geneva Grove City Result
First Singles Maggie Manchester (Fr., Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport) Sara Stoll Won 6-0, 6-0
Second Singles Janine Jones (So., Northfield, Ohio/Nordonia) Elizabeth Stewart Won 6-0, 6-3
Third Singles Leah Thomsen (Sr., Cary, N.C./Cary Christian) Katherine Deitrick Won 6-2, 6-2
Fourth Singles Julie Becker (Jr., Kingsport, Tenn./Homeschooled) Samantha Jensen Won 6-3, 6-1
Fifth Singles Taylor Bradley (So., Mount Pleasant, Pa./Mount Pleasant) Megan Hinds Won 6-0, 6-1
Sixth Singles Kelley Parks (Fr., Baden, Pa./Homeschooled) Megan Sweyer Won 6-4, 3-6, 10-4
First Doubles Karolina Lagerquist (Sr., Pittsbuirgh, Pa./Fox Chapel)/Manchester Stewart/Jensen Won 8-1
Second Doubles Jones/Thomsen Stoll/Hinds Won 8-5
Third Doubles Becker/Bradley Deitrick/Hilary Kinney Won 8-2

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