Men's Tennis Falls to Blue Streaks in OAC Tournament Match

Patrick Yackmack
Patrick Yackmack

CANTON, Ohio—The Mount Union men's tennis team was upset by John Carroll, 5-1, in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference Wednesday at Hall of Fame Fitness Center in Canton.

Patrick Yackmack (Mantua/Crestwood) and Ben Swope (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) earned the lone point for the Raiders with an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles.

John Carroll advances to the semifinals Friday in Mason, Ohio. The Blue Streaks will take on top-seeded Baldwin-Wallace at 1 pm from the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio

Mount Union season ends with a 13-8 record.  

Tennis Match Results
John Carroll vs Mount Union
May 02, 2012 at Canton, Ohio

John Carroll 5, Mount Union 1

Singles competition:
1. Ryan Mullaney (JCU-M) def. Nate Fockler (MTU) 6-4, 6-2
2. Sean Graham (JCU-M) def. Nick Fockler (MTU) 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
3. Patrick Yackmack (MTU) vs. Michael Hulseman (JCU-M) 6-4, 5-7, 4-5, unfinished
4. Rico Certo (JCU-M) def. Ben Swope (MTU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Drew LeGendre (MTU) vs. Peter Scanniello (JCU-M) 6-2, 2-6, unfinished
6. Jeff Looker (MTU) vs. Eric Grimaldi (JCU-M) 2-3, unfinished

Doubles competition:
1. Ryan Mullaney/Rico Certo (JCU-M) def. Nate Fockler/Nick Fockler (MTU) 8-4
2. Ben Swope/Patrick Yackmack (MTU) def. Peter Scanniello/Michael Hulseman (JCU-M) 8-6
3. Eric Grimaldi/Sean Graham (JCU-M) def. Drew LeGendre/Zach Nelson (MTU) 8-4

Mount Union 13-8
John Carroll 8-11