Sunday, October 2, 2011
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two team records were either set or tied in the Westminster College women's tennis team's 9-0 win at Chatham on Sunday. The Titans improved to 11-0 overall and 8-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) to set a new team record for 11 consecutive wins, eclipsing the 2009 team that won its first 10 matches before losing. Senior Dana Griesmer (Canfield, Ohio/Canfield) won at No. 6 singles to tie Westminster's all-time record for career singles victories. Griesmer improved to 10-1 on the year and 54-14 for her career to tie April Scudere who went 54-26 in singles matches from 2006-09.
Chatham is now 2-6 overall and 2-5 in the PAC.
The Titans hosts Waynesburg Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Westminster 9, Chatham 0
Oct. 2, 2011 at Pittsburgh, Pa.
1. Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Linah Richer (CHA) 6-2, 6-0
2. Alex Bailey (WES) def. Alexa Coughenour (CHA) 6-1, 6-3
3. Jane Larson (WES) def. Leisha Durstein (CHA) 7-5, 6-0
4. Lauren Latinovich (WES) def. Alisa Boslett (CHA) 6-4, 6-2
5. Heather Santa (WES) def. Jenny Murphy (CHA) 6-2, 6-2
6. Dana Griesmer (WES) def. Brigitte Morgan (CHA) 6-1, 6-0
1. Alex Bailey/Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Alexa Coughenour/Linah Richer (CHA) 8-3
2. Lauren Latinovich/Jane Larson (WES) def. Leisha Durstein/Alisa Boslett (CHA) 8-1
3. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Caroline Lafferty/Jenny Murphy (CHA) 8-0
Westminster 11-0, 8-0 PAC
Chatham 2-6, 2-5 PAC
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);
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.