Spartans Fall to Bears in Final Fall Match

Spartans Fall to Bears in Final Fall Match

YORK, PA – The York College men's tennis team closed out their 2011 fall season with a 9-0 non-conference setback against Ursinus College on Saturday afternoon in York. The Spartans close out the fall with a mark of 1-2 while the Bears are now 1-0.

The Bears picked up a trio of wins in the doubles action. Ursinus won the first two matches 8-4 to take the early advantage. They concluded the sweep as David Rowe and Logan Metcalf-Kelly edged the Spartans' Ryan Harvey and Eric Cooperman 9-8 (7-4 in the tiebreaker) in the third doubles match.

The Bears were solid in the singles matches as they won five of the six in straight sets. The fifth singles match matching Rowe against York's James Villari was the only one to go three sets. Rowe earned the win as he recovered from a 6-2 loss in the first set to win 6-4 and 12-10.

The Spartans resume their season on March 20, 2012 when they travel to Penn State-Harrisburg for a non-conference contest. The match is slated for a 3:30 pm contest.