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Martin’s Three Set Win Avoided Sweep by Grove City; Geneva Drops 8-1 Decision

Eric Abbott

Beaver Falls, Pa.  – Geneva, now 1-10 overall, 0-4 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, dropped an 8-1 decision to Grove City on Monday, April 10. Tim Martin fought for a three-set fourth singles win to avoid the shutout.

“Tim did an awesome job tonight fighting out a win after dropping that first set,” commented head coach Mandee Craft. “Eric also put up a great fight at first singles and first doubles.”

Martin dropped a 1-6 decision to open fourth singles play but came back for a 6-4 win in set two of his match. The long battled continued with Martin clinching a 10-7 third set victory of the Wolverine.

Eric Abbott held his own in first singles but was forced to take a 6-3, 6-3 match loss. Abbott and Jesse Hooke partnered in first doubles play. Despite being able to tally five games, they were forced to drop the set and match; 8-5.

Geneva returns to the court tomorrow (Tuesday, April 11) at Thiel starting at 4 p.m.

Geneva College is a Christ-centered academic community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor. Offering over 40 traditional undergraduate majors and programs, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and classroom options, and high-demand graduate degrees, Geneva's programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top Three Best Value Regional University with one of the Top 100 engineering programs in the nation. Adhering to the truth of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s Word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.


Apr 10, 2017