Spartans Shutout at Salisbury

Spartans Shutout at Salisbury

SALISBURY, MD – The York College men’s tennis team suffered a 9-0 Capital Athletic Conference loss to regionally ranked Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon in Salisbury, MD. The Sea Gulls, who are ranked seventh in the region, improve to 7-4 overall and 1-0 in the CAC. The Spartans fall to 4-7 overall and 1-2 in the CAC.

The Sea Gulls posted solid wins in the doubles action as they won the number one doubles match 8-2 and the second doubles 8-4. The Spartans’ third doubles team of Steve Collison (Westville, N.J./Woodbury) and Paul Graci (Exton, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) extended the third doubles match before the Sea Gulls’ tandem of Sasha Felikson and David Lupinetti notched an 8-5 win.

There wasn’t much good news for the Spartans in singles play as the Sea Gulls captured five of the six singles matches in straight sets. Graci extended the third singles match to three sets before falling 4-6, 6-4, 10-3.

The Spartans return to action on Monday when they travel to Messiah College to face the Falcons in a non-conference contest. The match is slated to begin at 3:30 pm.