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Men’s Tennis Cracks Goose Egg; Records First Conference Win against Westminster

Eric Abbott

Beaver Falls, Pa. – Geneva’s 6-3 win over Westminster on Wednesday, April 19 hands the Golden Tornadoes their first conference win of the season; lifting their overall record to 2-11, 1-5 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC).

“We showed up ready to play today,” said head coach Mandee Craft. “This is what we’ve been working toward all year. It feels fantastic to get a win.”

Geneva earned a 2-1 edge in doubles play. Eric Abbott and Alex Greissinger posted an 8-5 second doubles win while Tim Martin and Caleb Hoal rolled out an 8-1 win.

Abbott record two wins on the day with a 6-3, 6-3 in first singles competition. Evan Shaw marked a 6-1, 6-2 in third singles. Martin also went 2-2 on the day. He continued his work in fourth singles posting a 6-0, 6-1 win. Ethan Stahl put the icing on the cake with 6-0, 7-6 win in sixth singles.

The Golden Tornadoes turn around in less than 24 hours to host the Waynesburg Yellow Jackets. The match will be at Blackhawk High School Tennis Courts starting at 6 p.m.

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Apr 19, 2017