Women's Tennis: Titans Top Shepherd, 8-1, in S.C.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Westminster College women's tennis team won, 8-1, against Shepherd University in its third game of its Spring Trip on Wednesday. Westminster improved to 17-1 overall, while Shepherd dropped to 7-17.

Westminster won two singles in comeback fashion. Freshman Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) won at no. 1, 6-3, 3-6, 10-3, and classmate Christijana Vucenovic (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) won at no. 6, 2-6, 6-2, 10-7.

Titan senior Caitlin Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central) won at no. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-0, and partnered with Turiano for an 8-4-win at no. 1 doubles.

Westminster will finish its Spring Trip on Thursday when it faces Heidelberg.

Singles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Katelyn Mumaw (SHEP) 6-2, 6-0
2. Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Jana Jones (SHEP) 6-3, 3-6, 10-3
3. Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Stacy Brewbaker (SHEP) 6-3, 6-3
4. Heather Santa (WES) def. Chloe Raines (SHEP) 6-0, 6-1
5. Brooke Davis (SHEP) def. Lauren Fling (WES) 6-3, 6-1
6. Christijana Vucenovic (WES) def. Jessica Fort (SHEP) 2-6, 6-2, 10-7

Doubles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler/Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Katelyn Mumaw/Jana Jones (SHEP) 8-4
2. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Stacy Brewbaker/Alice D'Alauro (SHEP) 8-4
3. Sydney Sterner/Maria Pallone (WES) def. Brooke Davis/Chloe Raines (SHEP) 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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