Spartans Cruise to 9-0 Win in CAC Opener

YORK, PA- The York College men’s tennis team extended their win streak to seven with a 9-0 Capital Athletic Conference win over Villa Julie College on Thursday afternoon in York. The Spartans improve to 7-1 overall and 1-0 in the CAC while the Mustangs fall to 2-4 overall and 0-1 in the CAC.

The Spartans notched wins in all three doubles contests. The first doubles team of Ron Ho (Frederick, Md./Frederick) and Ryan Fickes (Dallastown, Pa./Dallastown) posted an 8-3 win in their match. The Spartan duo of Tim Mowrer (Gordonville, Pa./Pequea Valley) and Joel Trimmer (Hanover, Pa./Hanover) rolled to an 8-1 win in the second doubles match as they defeated Korey Garner and Ryan Woodring. The third doubles match was the closest of the three as Jeff Mansfield (Bartonsville, Pa./North Harford) and Braxton Koppelman (Alexandria, Va./Annandale) combined to defeat Ben Petasky and Randy Speck 8-4.

In singles play, Mowrer began the action with a 6-2, 6-1 win in the first singles match-up with Ryan Morse. Fickes nearly shutout Woodring in the second singles as he notched a 6-1, 6-0 win. Sophomore Paul Graci (Exton, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) recorded a 6-2, 6-3 win in third singles while Ho earned a 6-0, 6-4 win in fourth singles for the green and white. Trimmer defeated Matt Kondilas 6-3, 6-3 in the fifth singles match while Steve Collison (Westville, N.J./Woodbury) completed the Spartan sweep with a 6-2, 7-5 win in the sixth singles match.

The Spartans will put their win streak on the line on Friday as they host Salisbury University in a key CAC tilt. The Sea Gulls enter the match 6-0 overall and 1-0 in the CAC. The Sea Gulls are ranked tenth in the Atlantic South region. The match is slated to begin at 3:00 pm at the Spartan Tennis Center.

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