Monday, March 26, 2012
BETHANY, W. Va. - The Westminster College men's tennis team beat Bethany College 8-1 on Monday. The Titans improved to 2-8 overall and 2-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while the Bison fell to 2-3 on the season and 0-3 in the conference.
In first singles, senior Drew Trifelos (Newark, OH / Granville Christian Academy) won 6-1, 6-3. Junior Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) won in second singles 6-4, 6-4. Freshman Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) won in third singles 6-3, 6-1.
Juniors Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) and Marshall Finelli (Girard, OH / Ursuline) won in fourth and fifth singles both with a score of 6-1, 6-1.
Westminster won all three points in doubles. The duo of junior Brad Thomas (Warren, OH / Champion) and Drew Trifelos won in first doubles 8-4. In second doubles, the pair of
Sean Black and Ryan Carr won 8-2. In third doubles, Marshall Finelli and Mike Matisi won 8-6.
Westminster will look to build on an impressive win at home versus Washington and Jefferson Saturday March 31 at 11:00am.
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.