Monday, March 19, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team beat Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Waynesburg 6-3 on Saturday, for its first win of the season. The Titans improved to 1-7 overall and 1-1 in the PAC, while the Yellow Jackets fell to 0-3 on the season and 0-2 in the conference.
In second singles, senior Drew Trifelos (Newark, OH / Granville Christian Academy) won 6-1, 6-1. Senior Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) followed in third singles winning 6-1, 6-7, 7-3.
In fifth singles, junior Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) won 6-3, 6-2. Freshman Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) followed in sixth singles winning 6-2, 6-1.
The Titans also had two wins in doubles, sophomore Nathan Huber (Highland, MD / River Hill) and junior Brad Thomas (Warren, OH / Champion) won in first doubles 8-2.
The duo of juniors Ryan Carr and Marshall Finelli (Girard, OH / Ursuline) won in third doubles 8-4.
The Titans look to start a winning streak as they face Franciscan University at home tomorrow at 4 pm.
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.