May 7, 2015
Grove City falls in NCAA opener
GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- The Grove City College women's tennis team closed the 2014-15 season Thursday afternoon by dropping a 5-0 decision to No. 28 Wisconsin-Whitewater in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, hosted by DePauw University at Blackstock Courts.
Wisconsin-Whitewater (23-4) swept the three doubles matches and then clinched the victory by securing wins at third singles and fifth singles.
Grove City concludes the season at 9-7 overall. Thursday's match marked Grove City's fifth all-time appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Wisconsin-Whitewater will face Hope in the regional semifinals Friday. Grove City and Wisconsin-Whitewater had not met prior to Thursday's match.
Grove City vs. Wisconsin-Whitewater
|Position||Grove City||Wisconsin-Whitewater||Grove City Result|
|First Singles||Caroline McGuire (Sr., Shorewood, Wis./Dominican)||Megan Humphreys||1-6, 0-4, unfinished|
|Second Singles||Karolina Lagerquist (Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel)||Brigid McGuire||5-4, unfinished|
|Third Singles||Janine Jones (Fr., Cleveland, Ohio/Nordonia)||Alexandra Talyansky||Lost 6-0, 6-0|
|Fourth Singles||Madi Haskell (Fr., Stow, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy)||Jillian Wallace||0-6, 3-4, unfinished|
|Fifth Singles||Leah Thomsen (Jr., Cary, N.C./Cary Christian)||Alicia Beck||Lost 6-1, 6-0|
|Sixth Singles||Julie Becker (So., Kingsport, Tenn./Homeschooled)||Amanda Dick||1-6, 1-2, unfinished|
|First Doubles||McGuire/Lagerquist||Humphreys/McGuire||Lost 8-1|
|Second Doubles||Jones/Haskell||Beck/Wallace||Lost 8-3|
|Third Doubles||Thomsen/Becker||Talyansky/Rachel Siemon||Lost 8-2|
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