YORK, PA – The York College men's tennis squad closed out their fall campaign by splitting a pair of matches on Saturday. The Spartans fell to Ursinus 7-1 in their morning match before bouncing back to down Goucher 6-3 in Towson.
With the split, the Spartans are now 5-1.
Against Ursinus, the Spartans' lone win came from the third doubles tandem of Eric Cooperman (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) and Daniel Erk (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) as they posted an 8-6 win over Dalton Lynch and Mike Melchiorre.
The Bears captured five of the six singles matches with the fifth singles match not reaching completion.
Against Goucher, the Spartans started with two wins in the doubles matches. Matt Rosenkrantz (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) and Jake Greenstein (Morris Plains, N.J./Parsippany Hills) combined to roll to an 8-1 win in the second doubles match. Cooperman and Erk picked up their second doubles win of the day as they earned an 8-4 third doubles win.
After the Gophers earned wins at first and second singles, Nathaniel Hoskins (Gap, Pa./Pequea Valley) earned an easy 6-0, 6-2 win at third singles. Rosenkrantz cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win in the fourth singles while Zach Hanson (New Freedom, Pa./Susquehannock) notched a 6-4, 6-2 fifth singles win. George Sosa (Wilmington, Del./Thomas McKean) recorded a 6-3, 6-3 win in the sixth singles match to conclude the victory for York.
The Spartans are now off until mid-March when they resume the 2012-13 schedule.