April 15, 2012

Spartans Close Regular Season with CAC Win

YORK, Pa. - The York College women's tennis team concluded their 2011-2012 regular season campaign Sunday with a tight 5-4 victory over visiting Capital Athletic Conference foe Frostburg St. University. The win improves the Spartans' record 6-10 on the season, including 3-4 in the CAC, while the Bobcats drop to 4-9 and 2-4 in league action.

The Green and White snagged a pair of points in doubles play, taking the first and third slots. Seniors Katelyn Acker and Samantha Brenner teamed up for their triumph at first doubles courtesy of an 8-4 result. Arcondia Vlahos and Nicole Olson also provided a point for the Spartan ledger, this one from the third doubles spot. Collecting their team-high fifth victory together this year, Vlahos and Olson nabbed an 8-3 result to capture the win.

York also secured a trio of singles points to post the team triumph, each by way of three-set victories. In the top spot, Acker garnered one of those three-set wins. Falling behind after a 7-6 (4-0) loss in the first set, the senior came back to win sets two and three by 6-1 and 6-4 margins.

Brenner nabbed a singles point for the Green and White, winning the third slot also in three sets. Following a 6-1 loss to open the match, Brenner rallied for two straight victories, 6-3, 6-4, to notch her sixth win of the season.

Emily Price tallied the sixth singles triumph courtesy of a three-set, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 match. The Spartan rookie's second straight win gives her a 5-3 overall singles record in just her first collegiate campaign.

The Spartans now await their seed in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. Please check back to www.ycpspartans.com for playoff information.

PHOTO: Katelyn Acker during York's 2011 fall campaign. Courtesy of Zach Clabaugh - www.sharpedgefoto.com