Men's Tennis: Titans Drop, 9-0, to Heidelberg in Final Day of Spring Trip

Thursday, March 13, 2014

HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Westminster College men's tennis team dropped, 9-0, to Heidelberg in its final day of its Spring Trip on Thursday. The Titans fell to 2-4 overall, while the Student Princes improved to 4-3.

Titan junior Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) battled hard at no. 2 singles, but lost 6-4, 6-4. The duo of senior Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) and junior Mark Andino (Norwalk, CT / Norwalk) lost a hard fought match at no. 2 doubles, 8-4.

Westminster is back in action on Monday, March 24, when it travels to Saint Vincent at 12:30 p.m.

Singles competition:
1. Zach Schwenning (13HEIDM) def. Troy Abbott (WES) 7-5
2. Dorian Kempf (13HEIDM) def. Mike Matisi (WES) 6-4, 6-4
3. Benjamin Moore (13HEIDM) def. Ryan Carr (WES) 6-3, 6-0
4. Tyler Flickinger (13HEIDM) def. Mark Andino (WES) 6-0, 2-1
5. Matt McDivitt (13HEIDM) def. Ethan McCarthy (WES) 6-1, 6-1
6. Dan Driscoll (13HEIDM) def. Mark Zalakar (WES) 6-0, 6-3

Doubles competition:
1. Zach Schwenning/Dorian Kempf (13HEIDM) def. Troy Abbott/Mike Matisi (WES) 8-2
2. Tyler Flickinger/Matt McDivitt (13HEIDM) def. Ryan Carr/Mark Andino (WES) 8-4
3. Benjamin Moore/Dan Driscoll (13HEIDM) def. Ethan McCarthy/Mark Zalakar (WES) 8-0

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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