April 15, 2012

Spartans Clip Frostburg St. in CAC Finale

YORK, Pa. - The York College men's tennis team proved triumphant against visiting Frostburg State University Saturday with a 5-4 victory over the Bobcats in the Spartans' final regular-season Capital Athletic Conference match of the season. The win advances the Green and White's record to 9-7 on the season including a CAC mark of 4-3 while the Bobcats fall to 9-8 and 2-4 in league action.

York's second straight victory began by collecting two points in doubles play. Tyler Cheatham and Nathaniel Hoskins were victorious in their second slot doubles match with an 8-4 result. The sophomore pair has now put together a strong 12-4 mark together this season including a 7-3 record over their last ten matches.

Freshmen Matthew Rosenkrantz and Jake Greenstein did exceptionally well in their doubles competition, winning the third doubles match 8-0.

The Green and White secured the team victory via three singles points, garnering the second (Philip Myers), fifth (Rosenkrantz), and the sixth (Greenstein) spots. Myers posted a 7-5, 6-4 result to snag his 11th win in singles play this season. Rosenkrantz, who now stands at a Spartan-best 12-5 this year, won fifth singles in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, while Greenstein also collected a two-set triumph, 6-4, 6-2.

Returning to the court on Monday, April 16, for their third match in three days, the Spartans conclude the regular season with a 4:00 pm home non-conference tilt against Penn St. – Berks.

PHOTO: Philip Myers hits a shot during a match last spring. Courtesy of Zach Clabaugh - www.sharpedgefoto.com

Portions of match story courtesy of Donteris Spence - York College (Pa.) Athletic Communications Practicum Student.

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