Men's Tennis: Titans Top Bethany, 7-2

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

BETHANY, W. Va. - The Westminster College men's tennis team won, 7-2, at Bethany in Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) action on Tuesday. The Titans (6-5) moved to second in the PAC standings with a 4-1 conference record, while Bethany dropped to 2-6 overall and 1-3 in the conference.

Westminster swept the doubles competition, led by sophomore Troy Abbott (Seven Fields, PA / Seneca Valley) and junior Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) who won at no. 1, 8-3. Abbott also won no. 1 singles, 6-1, 6-2. The Titans also won no. 2, no. 3, and no. 5 singles.  

The Titans will host Thomas More on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Singles competition:
1. Troy Abbott (WES) def. David Camacho (BET) 6-1, 6-2
2. Mike Matisi (WES) def. James Peterson (BET) 6-2, 6-3
3. Ryan Carr (WES) def. Jared Roque (BET) 6-1, 6-2
4. Kyle Booker (BET) def. Mark Andino (WES) 6-4, 6-1
5. Ethan McCarthy (WES) def. Marcus Hooks (BET) 6-1, 6-2
6. Dylan Schooley (BET) def. Mark Zalakar (WES) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition:
1. Troy Abbott/Mike Matisi (WES) def. David Camacho/James Peterson (BET) 8-3
2. Ryan Carr/Mark Andino (WES) def. Jared Roque/Kyle Booker (BET) 8-6
3. Ethan McCarthy/Sam Angelo (WES) def. Marcus Hooks/Dylan Schooley (BET) 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 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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