Spartan Open Fall Campaign with Victory
READING, Pa. – The York College women's tennis team started the fall campaign on Wednesday, September 15, with an outstanding performance against Albright College. The Spartan's ultimately defeated the Lions with a 7-2 win, opening their fall season with a 1-0 record.
In singles play, the Green and White claimed five victories and suffered only one loss. Katelyn Acker registered the first victory of her junior campaign against Kaitlin Kimmel as she took the second slot easily with each set clearly favoring Acker (6-0, 6-1).
Sophomore Megan McCullin, York's number three, defeated her opponent Kelly Irwin with the same outcome, 6-0,6-1. Samantha Brenner took on the Lions number four, Chrissy Mouldakad, and seized victory 6-1, 6-4.
In the fifth singles spot, Spartan newcomer Dia Vlahos conquered Elissa Dubber for the win. Joelle Stasak picks up the victory for the Green and White courtesy of an Albright forfeit.
York's number two doubles team, McCullin and Brenner, defeated Albright's Irwin and Mouldakad by an 8-2 result. The third doubles team of Vlahos and Stasak also picked up an Albright forfeit win.
The lone doubles loss for York saw by Sarah Wergo and Acker, fall to Victoria Foanio and Kimmel. The close match ended with an 8-6 result.
Spartans will look to improve upon their 1-0 record by defending their home court Wednesday, September 29, at 3:30 against Goucher College.
Megan McCullin photo courtesy of Scott Guise
Match story written by Theresa Dark - York College Athletic Communications practicum student