April 1, 2008

Gophers Take Down Spartans

YORK, PA – The York College women’s tennis team came out on the short end of a 7-2 score line Tuesday afternoon hosting Goucher College. With the loss the Spartans fall to 2-6 on the year while the Gophers improve to 10-3.

Keturah Buchanan (York, Pa./William Penn) captured the Spartans’ only singles match with a gritty 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) victory. The junior improves her 2008 mark to 3-5 playing all eight of her matches in the first slot.

In doubles action, Heidi Acker (Narvon, Pa./Pequea Valley) and Katie Muir (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) combined for the Spartans other win of the day taking the first slot match 8-6.

In third singles, Acker battled throughout the three set match yet eventually fell 6-3, 0-6, 7-6 (7-5). Stephanie Nelson’s (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) fourth singles match also went the distance but she also fell 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8).

The Spartans return to action tomorrow, Wednesday, April 2, when they take on Capital Athletic Conference foe Salisbury at 3:00 pm in York.

GAME BOX

Keturah Buchanan photo courtesy of Eric Linsley 

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