Green and White Nab 8-1 Triumph at Hood

FREDERICK, Md. – The York College men's tennis team secured an 8-1 Capital Athletic Conference victory on Saturday, besting host Hood College in Frederick, Md. With the victory, the Spartans move above the .500 mark as they now stand at 8-7 overall (3-3 CAC) while the Blazers drop to 2-11 (2-4 CAC).

The Green and White took all three points in doubles play, led by Philip Myers and James Villari in the top spot. The senior tandem won 8-6 for their sixth triumph together this season.

At second doubles, Tyler Cheatham and Nathaniel Hoskins continued their winning ways as they captured their 11th victory of the campaign. The sophomore pair collected an 8-4 result as they now move to 11-4. Third doubles saw rookies Matthew Rosenkrantz and Jake Greenstein collect an 8-0 win for their first victory as a collegiate pairing.

Singles play saw York secure five of the six available points, nabbing slots two through six. In second singles, Myers picked up a straight-set 6-2, 6-1 win as he hits the double-digit plateau with his tenth singles triumph on the year.

Hoskins recorded the third singles spot victory as Hood's Travis Kline retired during the first set. Hoskins was lead 2-0 at the time.

The fourth, fifth, and sixth spots all proved straight-set wins for the Green and White. Villari nabbed a 6-0, 6-3 result while Rosenkrantz came up with a 6-0, 6-1 win. Rosenkrantz currently leads the Spartans with 11 singles victories this season. Greenstein tallied the point in sixth singles with a 6-1, 6-0 to move to 3-1 in his young career.

The Spartans return to action on Sunday, April 15, as they host CAC foe Frostburg St. in an 11:00 am match in York, Pa.

PHOTO: Nathaniel Hoskins takes a look after hitting a backhand during York's match against Salisbury earlier this season. Courtesy of Evan Frock - York College (Pa.) Athletic Communications Practicum Student.