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Men's Tennis: Titans Beat Presidents 8-1 for Second Consecutive Win

Saturday, March 31, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team won its second straight match on Saturday with an 8-1 score over Washington and Jefferson. The Titans improved to 3-8 overall and to 3-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC). The Presidents fell to 1-3 on the season and 0-1 in the PAC.

At first singles, Senior Drew Trifelos (Newark, OH / Granville Christian Academy) won 6-0, 6-1. Junior Brad Thomas (Warren, OH / Champion) won at third singles 6-4, 6-1. At fourth singles, freshman Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) won 6-2, 6-2.

Junior Ryan Carr (Cheektowaga, NY / Cheektowaga Central) won at fifth singles 6-2, 6-3. Classmate junior Marshall Finelli (Girard, OH / Ursuline) won at sixth singles 6-1, 6-2.

The Titans won all three points in doubles. The duo of Drew Trifelos and Brad Thomas won at first doubles, 9-7. Junior Sean Black (Aurora, OH / Aurora) and Mike Matisi won at second doubles with a score of 8-2. The pair of Ryan Carr and freshman Mark Andino (Norwalk, CT) won at third doubles, 8-4.

Westminster will look to make it three straight wins on Tuesday (4:00pm) at home versus Allegheny.

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 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 to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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