Men's Tennis: Titans Drop, 8-1, in First Match of Spring Break Trip

Sunday, March 3, 2013

HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Westminster College men's tennis team lost, 8-1, to St. John Fisher on Sunday in its first match of the Spring Break Trip. The Titans dropped to 0-4 overall in the Spring and the Cardinals improved to 1-0.

Sophomore Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) battled hard at no. 4 singles, but lost 7-5, 7-5.

The Titans lost 8-6 in two of the three doubles.

Westminster will continue its three-match Spring Trip as competes against Adrian on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Singles competition:
1. Greg Duffy (FISHER-M) def. Troy Abbott (WES) 1-6, 6-0, 10-7
2. Daniel Parshall (FISHER-M) def. Sean Black (WES) 6-3, 6-1
3. Bryan Hanley (FISHER-M) def. Brad Thomas (WES) 6-4, 6-3
4. Sheldon Mitchell (FISHER-M) def. Mike Matisi (WES) 7-5, 7-5
5. Nathaniel Ligon (FISHER-M) def. Marshall Finelli (WES) 6-3, 6-3
6. Tom Quinzi (FISHER-M) def. Mark Andino (WES) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Sean Black/Troy Abbott (WES) def. Greg Duffy/Tom Quinzi (FISHER-M) 8-6
2. Bryan Hanley/Daniel Parshall (FISHER-M) def. Brad Thomas/Mike Matisi (WES) 8-6
3. Sheldon Mitchell/Jay Kline (FISHER-M) def. Ryan Carr/Marshall Finelli (WES) 8-3

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 377 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.

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