Spartans Drop Another Close Match, Falling to SMC 5-4

YORK, PA - The York College women’s tennis team suffered a 5-4 loss to St. Mary’s College in a Capital Athletic Conference contest in York on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans fall to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the CAC with the loss while the Seahawks improve to 5-5 overall and 3-1 in the league. Three of York’s five losses have come by 5-4 scores while another came by a 6-3 count.

In doubles play, the Seahawks won the first two doubles flights by identical 8-6 scores. The Spartan tandem of Megan Logan (West Chester, Pa./West Chester East) and Caralyn Caruso (Chesterfield, N.J./Northern Burlington County) won the third doubles match 8-6.

In singles play, the Seahawks won the first two flights in straight sets while in the third flight, Moncia Powell edged Logan in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

York’s Heidi Acker (Narvon, Pa./Pequea Valley) earned a 6-1, 6-3 win in the fourth singles match. Teammate Stephanie Nelson (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) posted a hard-earned 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 12-10 win in the fifth singles match while Caruso notched a 6-2, 6-4 win in the sixth singles match.

The Spartans return to action on Tuesday, April 1 when they host Goucher in a non-conference contest. The match is slated to begin at 3:00 pm.