This Week in Lancer Athletics
Player of the Week
Trey Stoll, Golf
Trey is this week’s Player of the Week with his performance in the Holy Cross Invitational on Tuesday. After posting a first round score of 75, Trey found himself three strokes behind the leader after the first day. In the second day of competition, Stoll fired an even-par 70 to win the tournament by two strokes. Trey has won both tournaments this year after being behind after the first day. He looks to continue his success on September 24-25 at the Bethel Invitational.
Grace women’s tennis defeats Goshen for first win of season
Goshen– After winning by two points in their previous match, the Lady Lancers thrashed Goshen in impressive fashion with a 5-0 victory. In singles competition, Kristin Cassidy pulled out a gritty three set match (3-6, 6-4, 6-2) and Nicole Beguin won her match handily (6-1, 6-4). Taryn Wuensch (6-1), Janelle Hess (6-4), Sarah Hinkel (6- 1), and Esther Smith (6-0) rounded out the scoring for the Lady Lancers in singles competition. They closed out the match with three strong performances by their doubles teams of Cassidy/Wuensch (8-6), Beguin/ Hess (8-2), and Hinkel/Smith (8-5). The Lady Lancers (1-5, 1-5 CL) look to continue their success against Huntington University on Tuesday.
Grace men’s tennis impresses with two victories
Winona Lake– The Lancers, in the first match of the week on Tuesday, rolled through their match against Bethel College (1-7, 1-4 CL) by only dropping 13 total points in a 9-0 sweep of the Pilots. The Lancers made short work of the Pilots in singles competition with Daniel Sanchez (6-0, 6-0), Michael Blevins (6-0, 6-2), Nikola Todorovic (6-3, 6-1), Aaron Blevins (6-1, 6-1), Michael Humphrey (6-0, 6-1), and Jack Wang (6-0, 6-1) all cruising to victory. In doubles, Michael Blevins and Nikola Todorovic won their match 8-3. The other doubles teams of Aaron Blevins/Daniel Sanchez and Josh Beguin/Ethan Grove won their respective matches 8-0 each. After that drubbing, Grace then faced a tough matchup against Goshen College on Saturday. They pulled out a tough victory 6-3 with Michael Blevins (7- 6, 6-3), Aaron Blevins (6-4, 6-1), and Jack Wang (6-0, 6-3), who all won their singles matches. The doubles teams of M.Blevins/Todorovic, A.Blevins/Sanchez, and Humphrey/Wang all won their doubles matches to round out the victory. The Lancers (5-1, 5-1 CL) finish up their regular season with matches at Huntington University on Tuesday and at home against Saint Francis on Saturday.
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