Spartans Drop Opener to Mercyhurst

Spartans Drop Opener to Mercyhurst

HILTON HEAD, SC-The York College men's tennis team dropped their season lid-lifter, falling to Division I I Mercyhurst 6-3 on Sunday afternoon in Hilton Head, SC. The Spartans fall to 0-1 while the Lakers improve to 1-3 for 2008.

The Spartans won a pair of singles matches. Sophomore Paul Graci (Exton, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) posted a 6-4, 0-6, 7-5 victory in the second singles match. Sophomore Steve Collison (Westville, N.J./Woodbury) was the other Spartan to pick up a singles win as he recorded a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory at the fifth singles contest. 

York's lone doubles win came from the tandem of Tim Mowrer (Gordonville, Pa./Pequea Valley) and Joel Trimmer (Hanover, Pa./Hanover) as they combined to earn a 9-8 (7-3) win in the second doubles match.

The Spartans return to action on Monday morning as they face Notre Dame College at 10:00 am.