York Falls 6-3 to St. John Fisher

York Falls 6-3 to St. John Fisher

HILTON HEAD, SC - The York College women’s tennis team fell 6-3 to St. John Fisher Thursday afternoon in their final match of their winter break trip to Hilton Head, SC. With the loss the Spartans now stand at 0-3 for the season.

In singles play, York earned a pair of victories in the fifth and sixth flights. Heidi Acker (Narvon, Pa./Pequea Valley) continues her impressive start to the 2008 campaign winning 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 over Shannon Marble. The junior has won each of her matches thus far and sports a 3-0 record. Freshman Stephanie Nelson (Marriottsville, Pa./Liberty) also moves to 3-0 after defeating Katie Catalano 6-4, 6-2.

Needing all three doubles matches to capture the victory, the Spartans fell short with only the team of Nelson and Paige Doutrich (Gap, Pa./Pequea Valley) landing in the win column.  The duo did win the third flight 8-2.

The Spartans now return home and are set to face the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore Tuesday, March 4, at 2:00 pm.