Grove City College Announces Women’s Tennis Schedule | Sports
GROVE CITY — Sophomore head coach Nathaniel Horner has assembled a tough 13-game slate this fall for the Grove City College women’s tennis team as the Wolverines seek to reclaim the Presidents’ Athletic Conference title in 2022.
Six of the 13 matches will be played on the Walters-Zbell courts in Grove City. Grove City will also host multiple schools on Saturday, September 10 for the inaugural Wolverine Invitational.
Five non-conference games will help highlight the September schedule, starting with the Sept. 2 season opener at Houghton.
After Labor Day weekend, conference play begins on Tuesday, September 6 when Thiel visits the Wolverines. Two days later, Grove City travels to Westerville, Ohio to take on Ohio powerhouse Otterbein.
Alfred, Clarion, Mount Union, Thiel and Ursuline are the five schools due to join Grove City for the Wolverine Invitational on September 10.
A three-game road trip awaits the Wolverines after their home tournament. The Wolverines visit Penn State Altoona in a non-conference game Sept. 14 before traveling to Fredonia State two nights later.
Grove City’s first road conference game, at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 19 in Geneva, caps off the road trip.
Grove City closes out this week playing games on three consecutive days. Two of the three fights will be at home, starting with a Sept. 22 conference game against Waynesburg.
After a Sept. 23 trip to league rival Washington & Jefferson, Grove City hosts Mount Union on Saturday, Sept. 24 in a non-conference game.
The Mount Union match kicks off a four-game homestand for Wolverines. Conference newcomer Allegheny, a longtime enemy of Grove City, visits Walters-Zbell Courts on September 28. Next week, Grove City host league rivals Westminster and Saint Vincent on consecutive October 5 and 6. The Saint Vincent game will close Grove City’s home regular season schedule.
Grove City visits Franciscan in the Fall Finals on Saturday, October 8 in Steubenville, Ohio.
The six-team PAC Championship Tournament takes place the following week, with the winner automatically earning a spot in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament next spring.
GCC will also play several games in the spring of 2023 to complete the regular season schedule.
The Wolverines will report to campus in mid-August for preseason camp.