Green and White Sweep Gophers in Towson
TOWSON, MD – The York College men’s
tennis team picked up their sixth win of the season on Thursday
with a 9-0 sweep of Goucher. The triumph pushes the Spartans’
2009 record to 6-7 while the Gophers drop to 1-6.
Tim Mowrer (Gordonville, Pa./Pequea Valley) secured the #1 singles slot for the Green and White with a comfortable 6-0, 6-1 victory. York’s top singles player improved his season mark to a solid 9-4.
Paul Graci (Exton, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) followed up Mowrer’s win with one of his own in the #2 slot. The junior also won comfortably by a 6-0, 6-3 margin.
Joel Trimmer (Hanover, Pa./Hanover) returned to his familiar #3 position against the Gophers and picked up a 6-1, 6-0 victory.
In the fourth singles match, reigning Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Steve Collison (Woodville, N.J./Westville) captured a 6-3, 6-2 triumph. The junior’s mark now stands at 8-5 for 2009.
Jeff Mansfield (Bartonsville, Pa./North Harford) battled Bille Weiss in the fifth singles match and secured the come back victory. After being down after the first set, 6-7 (3-7), Mansfield knotted the match at one in the second with a 6-1 win. Mansfield then won an abbreviated third set 1-0 (10-6) to take the fifth singles’ point.
Travis Klein (East Stroudsburg, Pa./Pocono Mountain East), who has played exceptionally well as the Spartans’ sixth player, won yet again with a clean 6-0, 6-0 win. The triumph ups the sophomore’s 2009 mark to 9-3.
In doubles, Mowrer teamed up with Colin Jones (Felton, Pa./Red Lion) to take the #1 slot win 8-3. The second spot belonged to Graci and Collison who combined to win 8-0. Trimmer and Klein picked up the third doubles victory with an 8-2 result.
York returns to the court on Monday, April 6, with a home match against McDaniel at 3:00 pm. That match against the Green Terror begins at three-day, three-match home stand where the Green and White will also take on CAC foes Hood and Wesley.
Joel Trimmer photo courtesy of Scott Guise