York Dispatches Gophers; Spartans Secure 9-0 Triumph
YORK, Pa. - The York College men's tennis team put together a flawless performance Wednesday afternoon as the Spartans secured each of the nine matches to best visiting Goucher 9-0.
The Green and White opened the day with three doubles victories. The number one doubles tandem, Travis Klein and Colin Jones, defeated Billie Weiss and Brett Blackman 8-4. Justin Hostetter and Gavin Smith in the number two spot grabbed the victory with ease, defeating Daniel Csete and Dave Hemelt 8-1. In the third spot, Ryan Harvey and Philip Myers did not drop one single game, winning 8-0.
The Spartans put on quite the show during singles play as well. Smith proved to be a valuable addition to the squad, stepping into the number one spot and defeating Weiss in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.
In the second spot Ceste of Goucher gave Klein a bit of a test but could not muster enough to win a set. Klein was victorious 6-1, 6-3.
Both Harvey and Hostetter, at numbers three and six respectively, made quick work of their opponents not dropping a single game.
Jones and Myers both won their singles matches 6-1, 6-0.
The Spartans hope to continue their outstanding performance as they travel to Fredericksburg, Va for a weekend tournament at the University of Mary Washington. The Green and White will face some of the top players in the Atlantic South Region throughout the weekend.
Philip Myers photo and match story courtesy of Theresa Dark - Athletic Communication practicum student