Sunday, April 15, 2012
NEW CASTLE, Pa. - In its last regular season contest, the Westminster College men's tennis team defeated Thomas More 6-3 today in a home match at the North Beaver Indoor Tennis Courts. The Titans remained third in the PAC standings and go to 5-10 overall and 5-2 in the conference. The Saints dropped to 1-9 overall and 1-6 in the PAC.
The pairs of junior Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) and freshman Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) and juniors Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) and Marshall Finelli (Girard, OH / Ursuline) dominated in the second and third doubles' spots, respectively, each with an 8-0 win.
Westminster won big in the third through sixth singles spots. Earning shutout wins were Matisi and Carr.
The Titans will finish its season this Friday and Saturday as they compete in the PAC Championships.
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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 42 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.