HARRISBURG, PA – The York College women’s tennis team picked up a convincing 9-0 victory at Penn St. Harrisburg Friday afternoon. With the non-conference triumph, the Spartans improve their 2010 season mark to 3-7 while PSU Harrisburg drops to 3-6.
In singles play, the Spartans swept four of the six matches. Katelyn Acker (Narvon, Pa./Pequea Valley), Samantha Brenner (Mount Airy, Md./South Carroll), and Stephanie Nelson (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) each took their matches (1st, 3rd, and 5th singles) by 6-0, 6-0 counts. Freshman Maria McFaulds (North Effort, Pa./Pleasant Valley) took the sixth slot with an 8-0 win.
Paige Doutrich (Gap, Pa./Pequea Valley), York’s senior #2, nabbed a tough 3-6, 6-4, 10-8 for the Green and White while rookie Megan McCullin (New Windsor, Md./Westminster Senior) secured the fourth position with another three set victory (6-1, 6-7 (0-2), 10-7).
Doubles action saw the Spartan side tally a 3-0 sweep. Acker and Doutrich teamed up in the first doubles slot for an 8-3 triumph while Brenner and McCullin also posted an 8-3 result. The duo of Nelson and McFaulds garnered an 8-0 victory at third doubles.
The Spartans return to the court on Thursday, March 25, when they travel to Capital Athletic Conference foe Hood. York is set to face the Blazers in a 3:30 p.m. tilt.
Samantha Brenner photo courtesy of Brent Duffy