NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (Titan Athletics)– The Westminster College women’s tennis team earned second-place at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Championships.
Grove City College defeated Westminster, 5-1, in the championship match at the Greensburg Racquet Club on Saturday evening.
Junior’s Margo Mason (Pittsburgh, PA / Chartiers Valley) and Alex Marzouca (Kingston, Jamaica / Immaculate Conception) earned a victory at number one doubles, 8-6.
Westminster defeated Bethany College, 9-0, in the PAC quarterfinals on Tuesday and earned a 5-3 victory over Washington & Jefferson College in the semifinals on Friday.
This year’s championship tournament featured the implementation of a team bracket format for the first time. The PAC had sponsored a flighted championship, with individual players and doubles pairings exclusively seeded and not based on a team’s regular season finish, since initially sponsoring a championship event during the 1985-86 academic year.
|1. Morgan Happe (GRO) def. Margo Mason (WES) 6-2, 6-2|
|2. Maggie Manchester (GRO) def. Alex Marzouca (WES) 7-5, 6-2|
|3. Jenn Elder (GRO) vs. Julia Serbati (WES) 6-3, unfinished|
|4. Madi Reed (GRO) vs. Casey Barton (WES) 2-6, 6-4, unfinished|
|5. Rachel Ford (GRO) def. Sara Small (WES) 6-1, 6-1|
|6. Leigh-Ann Trepanier (GRO) vs. McKenna Robinson (WES) 6-4, unfinished|
|1. Margo Mason/Alex Marzouca (WES) def. Morgan Happe/Jenn Elder (GRO) 8-6|
|2. Maggie Manchester/Madi Reed (GRO) def. Julia Serbati/Sara Small (WES) 8-1|
|3. Rachel Ford/Melissa Karidis (GRO) def. Casey Barton/Allyson Gitzen (WES) 8-2|
*The PAC contributed to this release