Saturday, September 7, 2013
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - The Westminster College women's tennis team blanked Geneva, 9-0, on Saturday at Brady's Run Tennis Courts. The Titans remained undefeated at 3-0 overall and 3-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while the Golden Tornadoes dropped to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
Titan senior Caitie Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central) won the lone shutout with a 6-0, 6-0 win at no. 1 singles. Newcomers Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) and Maria Pallone (New Kensington, PA / Valley) won a hard fought match at no. 3 doubles with a score of 9-8.
Westminster will look to keep the winning-streak alive Tuesday when they host Bethany at 4 p.m. in its home-opener.
1. Caitie Hosler (WES) def. Elizabeth Stewart (GEN) 6-0, 6-0
2. Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Julie Kline (GEN) 6-1, 6-0
3. Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Samantha Jensen (GEN) 6-1, 6-0
4. Heather Santa (WES) def. Christine Bullock (GEN) 6-4, 6-2
5. Lauren Fling (WES) def. Brittany Kress (GEN) 6-4, 6-4
6. Christijana Vucenovic (WES) def. Jennifer Bullock (GEN) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
1. Caitlin Hosler/Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Julie Kline/Christine Bullock (GEN) 8-1
2. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Samantha Jensen/Jennifer Bullock (GEN) 8-3
3. Mariah Turiano/Maria Pallone (WES) def. Brittany Kress/Courtney Light (GEN) 9-8
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.