Tuesday, September 27, 2011
WAYNESBURG, Pa. - For the sixth time this season and the third time consecutively the Westminster College women's tennis team shut out a team as the Titans blanked Waynesburg, 9-0, on the road Tuesday in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) match that did not count in the PAC standings. The Titans remain undefeated at 9-0 while the Yellow Jackets are 2-6 overall. The teams' Oct. 5 match will count as the PAC match.
Westminster hosts 24-time reigning PAC champion Grove City Thursday at 4 p.m. Grove City spoiled Westminster's 7-0 last year and its 10-0 start in 2009.
Westminster 9, Waynesburg 0
Sep 27, 2011 at Waynesburg, Pa.
1. Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Markie Gustafson (WAY) 6-1, 6-0
2. Alex Bailey (WES) def. Alyssa Daniel (WAY) 6-0, 6-0
3. Jane Larson (WES) def. Ellen Limback (WAY) 6-1, 6-0
4. Lauren Latinovich (WES) def. Madison DuBrock (WAY) 6-3, 6-3
5. Heather Santa (WES) def. Lauren Cowden (WAY) 6-0, 6-0
6. Dana Griesmer (WES) def. Selena Messina (WAY) 6-1, 6-0
1. Alex Bailey/Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Alyssa Daniel/Markie Gustafson (WAY) 8-2
2. Lauren Latinovich/Jane Larson (WES) def. Madison DuBrock/Ellen Limback (WAY) 8-0
3. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Selena Messina/Lauren Cowden (WAY) 8-0
Westminster 9-0, 7-0
Waynesburg 2-6, 2-3
WESTMINSTER PLAYERS: Alex Bailey, Jr. (Murrysville, Pa./Franklin Regional); Lauren Fling, Fr. (Norton, Ohio/Norton); Dana Griesmer, Sr. (Canfield, Ohio/Canfield); Caitlin Hosler, So. (Lititz, Pa./Manheim Central); Jane Larson, Jr. (Warren, Pa./Warren); Lauren Latinovich, Sr. (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township);Heather Santa, So. (Butler, Pa./Butler).
(Note: news release was updated Sept. 29)
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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 42 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.