Tuesday, March 20, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team fell short 5-4 today in a non-conference match versus Franciscan University. The Titans fell to 1-8 on the season, while the Barons improved to 4-1.
The duo of juniors Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) and Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) won the lone doubles for Westminster by blanking their opposition 8-0.
The fourth, fifth, and sixth singles picked up wins for the Titans. Junior Brad Thomas (Warren, OH / Champion) won in the fourth spot (6-2, 6-2). Junior Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) battled in the fifth spot and won 6-3, 7-6 (9-7). Rounding out the single winners was freshman Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) who won convincingly in the sixth spot, 6-1, 6-0.
The Titans are back on the courts next Monday as they travel to Bethany at 4 p.m.
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.