Victory by women’s tennis highlights start of busy fall sports season at Thiel College

GREENVILLE, Pa.— The Thiel College women’s tennis team opened the season Saturday with an 8-1 Presidents’ Athletic Conference win over the Geneva Golden Tornadoes.

The victory was from one of more than 120 contests scheduled for this fall. Thiel College competes in five women’s and five men’s sports with more than 210 athletes participating.

It was Thiel's first PAC win over Geneva and its first season-opening win since 2014.

The football team hosts Washington & Jefferson at 1 p.m. Saturday at Alumi Stadium in its home opener.

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Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program.A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.