Women's Tennis: Titans Remain Undefeated, Top PAC Foe Thomas More

Sunday, September 22, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College women's tennis team won, 8-1, over Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Thomas More on Sunday. The Titans remained unbeaten at 7-0 overall and 6-0 in the PAC, while the Saints dropped to 5-6 overall and 3-4 in the conference.

Titan senior Caitie Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central) led the way at singles with a 6-1, 6-1 win at no. 1. Freshman Christijana Vucenovic (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) came back after being down 6-4 in the first game and won 6-2, 6-0 in the final two.

Hosler teamed up with freshman Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) for Westminster's lone shutout in doubles with an 8-0 win at no. 1.

Westminster is back in action Tuesday when it hosts Grove City at 4 p.m.

Singles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Maria Pascual (TMC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Jenny Block (TMC) 6-2, 6-0
3. Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Paige Thoerner (TMC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Anna Hetzer (TMC) def. Heather Santa (WES) 6-2, 0-6, 6-4
5. Lauren Fling (WES) def. Melissa McMullen (TMC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Christijana Vucenovic (WES) def. Madison White (TMC) 4-6, 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler/Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Maria Pascual/Paige Thoerner (TMC) 8-0
2. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Jenny Block/Anna Hetzer (TMC) 8-3
3. Sydney Sterner/Maria Pallone (WES) def. Melissa McMullen/Madison White (TMC) 8-4

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.

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