Saturday, February 22, 2014
OLEAN, N.Y. - The Westminster College men's tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season as it won, 5-4, against Pitt-Bradford (0-1) in nonconference action on Saturday.
Titan sophomore Troy Abott (Seven Fields, PA / Seneca Valley) won at no. 1 singles, 6-1. Westminster senior Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) won at no. 2 singles, 7-6, 6-3. Also earning singles victories for the Titans were sophomore Ethan McCarthy (New Castle, PA / Neshannock) at no. 4 (7-5, 4-6, 6-1) and classmate Mark Zalakar (Glenshaw, PA / Shaler Area) at no. 6 (6-1, 6-1).
Abbott and Carr also teamed up and won no. 1 doubles, 9-7.
Westminster will next compete in its three-match spring trip in Hilton Head Island, S.C. starting on March 9 with Juniata. The Titans will also play Fairleigh Dickenson-Florham (March 11) and Heidelberg (March 13).
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.