Spartan Women End Regular Season with a Victory

YORK, PA – The York College women’s tennis team closed out their 2009 regular season with a 7-2 win over Stevenson University on Friday afternoon in York. The Spartans close out their regular season with a mark of 4-10 and 3-3 in the CAC while the Mustangs are now 4-9-1 and 1-5 in the conference.

The Spartans captured two of the three doubles matches to seize early control of the match. Katelyn Acker (Narvon, Pa./Pequea Valley) and Paige Doutrich (Gap, Pa./Pequea Valley) teamed up to post an 8-6 in the first doubles. Carolyn Caruso (Chesterfield, N.J./Northern Burlington County) and Stephanie Nelson (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) then recorded an 8-2 win in the third doubles match.

The Spartans were solid in the singles as they won five of the six matches.

Acker rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 win in the first singles match. The Mustangs won the second singles match but the Spartans bounced back with a Megan Logan (West Chester, Pa./West Chester East) win in the third doubles match as she outlasted Samm Rasnake in three sets.

In the fourth singles, Keturah Buchanan (York, Pa./William Penn) recorded a 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4) victory over Stephanie Eyler. Nelson and Samantha Brenner (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) each recorded easy wins in the fifth and sixth singles matches.

The Spartans will now turn their attention to the CAC Tournament. The tournament will begin Sunday as the Spartans host Stevenson. The match time will be determined on Saturday.

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Photo: Keturah Buchanan hits a return in a recent match.