April 2, 2008

Salisbury Blanks Spartans in Women's Tennis

YORK, PA - The York College women’s tennis team fell to Salisbury University 9-0 in Capital Athletic Conference play on Wednesday afternoon in York. The Spartans fall to 2-7 overall and 1-3 in the CAC while the Sea Gulls remain perfect in the conference, improve to 6-0 in the league with the win while they are 14-1 overall.

The Sea Gulls dominated all aspects of the match. The won the first two doubles matches 8-2 and 8-0. The Spartan tandem of Stephanie Nelson (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) and Paige Doutrich (Gap, Pa./Pequea Valley) played well in the third doubles as they extended the Sea Gulls duo of Lauren Baker and Angela Tenaglia to 9-7.

York was swept in all six singles matches in straight sets. Salisbury won two matches 6-0, 6-0 while the Spartans got just two games in two other matches. Nelson managed to win four games in the fifth singles match while Caralyn Caruso (Chesterfield, N.J./Northern Burlington County) won three games in her sixth singles match.

The Spartans return to action on Thursday afternoon as they travel to Hood for another CAC match. The match is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm.

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