Director of Sports Information
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2007
WINNING SEASON CLINCHED WITH THIRD
Beaver Falls, PA– Playing in its first fall season as a member of NCAA Division III and the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, Geneva’s women’s tennis team clinched a winning campaign with a 7-2 decision over Waynesburg College on Tuesday afternoon. The victory was Geneva’s third straight, all of which have come against PAC opponents. Geneva improved its overall record to 7-4 with just one match remaining on the regular season docket, which includes a trip to Westminster on Wednesday.
Jill Halama won a two-set match at number one singles, while Tess Roholt ran her singles record to 9-2 with a 6-2, 6-0 victory. Both Halama and Roholt won for the fourth consecutive time. Allison Krisza dropped a two-set decision, including a second set tie-breaker. Krisza lost for just the second time all season.
Other singles winners included Jill Grabski and Katie Caldwell. Geneva swept all three doubles matches by a combined score of 24 games to nine.
Geneva is set to close out the 2007 campaign with a trip to New Wilmington to face Westminster on Wednesday afternoon.
Geneva graduates pass the test for teacher certification in elementary education (Praxis II) at over a 99% rate in the first attempt–one of the highest pass rates in Pennsylvania.