Women's Tennis: Titans Hand Behrend First Loss, Move to 6-0

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College women's tennis team handed Penn. State-Behrend its first loss of the year as the Titans won, 8-1, and remained undefeated on the season with a record of 6-0 on Tuesday. The Lions dropped to 7-1 on the year.

The Titans swept the singles competition, paced by senior Caitlin Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central) at no. 1 who won 6-4, 6-1. Junior Lauren Fling (Norton, OH / Norton) earned a shutout at no. 5 singles with a score of 6-0, 6-0.

Westminster will open a four-game home stand starting with Mount Union on Friday. The match begins at 3:30 p.m.

Singles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Alexander Laffey (BEHW) 6-4, 6-1
2. Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Chelsea Czerwinski (BEHW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Malinda Miller (BEHW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Heather Santa (WES) def. Colleen Miller (BEHW) 6-0, 6-2
5. Lauren Fling (WES) def. Storm Schaffer (BEHW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Christijana Vucenovi (WES) def. Morgan Kramer (BEHW) 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition:
1. Alexander Laffey/Chelsea Czerwinski (BEHW) def. Caitlin Hosler/Sydney Sterner (WES) 8-2
2. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Malinda Miller/Morgan Kramer (BEHW) 8-3
3. Mariah Turiano/Maria Pallone (WES) def. Colleen Miller/Storm Schaffer (BEHW) 8-1

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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 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 41 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.

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