Women's Tennis: Titans Remain Undefeated, Win 8-1 Over Franciscan

Thursday, September 26, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College women's tennis team won, 8-1, against Franciscan in a non-conference match at home Thursday. The Titans remained undefeated with an overall record of 9-0, while the Barons dropped to 4-3 on the season.

Titan senior Caitlin Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central) won at no. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-2, and teamed up with freshman Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) at no. 1 doubles for an 8-2 win.

Westminster junior Lauren Fling (Norton, OH / Norton) battled hard at no. 5 singles and won 6-4, 4-6, 10-7.

The Titans will travel to Presidents' Athletic Conference foe Saint Vincent on Saturday. Both teams were Co-PAC Champions last year. The starting time is slated for 11 a.m.

Singles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler (WES) def. Crunkleton Caeles (FRNW) 6-0, 6-2
2. Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Veazy Ashley (FRNW) 6-0, 6-1
3. Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Crespo Renata (FRNW) 6-2, 6-0
4. Heather Santa (WES) def. Haddad Claire (FRNW) 6-2, 6-2
5. Lauren Fling (WES) def. Jenson Allsion (FRNW) 6-4, 4-6, 10-7
6. Coyne Erin (FRNW) def. Christijana Vucenovi (WES) 7-6, 6-8, 10-5

Doubles competition:
1. Caitlin Hosler/Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Crunkleton Caeles/Crespo Renata (FRNW) 8-2
2. Heather Santa/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Veazy Ashley/Haddad Claire (FRNW) 8-1
3. Sydney Sterner/Maria Pallone (WES) def. Chambers Kelly/Neugebauer Lucia (FRNW) 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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