April 7, 2009

Spartans Roll To Third Straight Victory

YORK, PA – The York College men’s tennis team rolled to a 9-0 Capital Athletic Conference win over Hood College on Tuesday afternoon in York. The Spartans level their record at 7-7 overall and 2-2 in the CAC. The Blazers fall to 3-12 for the campaign and 1-3 in the conference.

The Spartans have now won three straight with two of the three coming via the shutout.
The Spartans began the match with a sweep of the doubles matches. Tim Mowrer (Gordonville, Pa./Pequea Valley) and Colin Jones (Felton, Pa./Red Lion) combined to post an 8-6 first doubles victory. The tandem of Paul Graci (Exton, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) and Steve Collison (Westville, N.J./Woodbury) rolled to an 8-3 second doubles win while Joel Trimmer (Hanover, Pa./Hanover) and Travis Klein (East Stroudsburg, Pa./Pocono Mountain East) earned an 8-5 win at third doubles.

In singles play, Mowrer got York off to a good start with a 6-4, 6-0 first singles win. Trimmer edged Michael Hardman 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 in the second singles match-up. Collison needed three sets but he got past David Blowe in the third singles, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Mansfield, Klein and Ryan Harvey (Fallston, Md./Fallston) rounded out the win with victories at fourth, fifth and sixth singles respectively.

The Spartans return to action on Wednesday afternoon as they host Wesley College. The match is slated to start at 2:00 pm in York.

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