Men's Tennis Wins Fifth Straight Match With Victory Over Greenville

Men's Tennis Wins Fifth Straight Match With Victory Over Greenville

HILTON HEAD, S.C. - - Mount Union's men's tennis team finished up its spring trip with a victory over Greenville (Ill.) 6-3 Friday morning in Hilton Head, South Carolina. 

With the victory, Mount Union has won four straight matches and improves to 8-1 on the season while Greenville falls to 4-3. 

Junior Patrick Yackmack (Mantua/Twinsburg) won both of his matches and was undefeated on the spring trip with a 4-0 singles record and a 4-0 doubles record.  In the match today, Yackmack defeated Andrew Herlein 6-0, 6-3 in the no. 3 singles position and was paired with freshman Dominic Marino (Cuyahoga Falls/Cuyahoga Falls) as they defeated Ryan Haas and Demetrius Bush 8-1 in the no. 3 doubles position. 

Marino was victorious in his singles match and improved his singles record on the season to 7-0 as he defeated Ryan Haas 6-2, 6-1 in the no. 5 position. 

Sophomore Ben Swope (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) picked up his team-leading eighth singles victory of the season as he defeated Alex Dowley 6-1, 6-3 in the no. 4 position. Swope now has a singles record of 8-0 on the season.

Mount Union returns to action Tuesday when it travels to Franciscan with the match scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m.  

Tennis Match Results
Greenville (Ill.) vs Mount Union
Mar 15, 2013 at Hilton Head, S.C.
Mount Union 6, Greenville (Ill.) 3
Singles competition:
1. Jon Urshan (GCMT) def. Nate Fockler (MTU) 0-6, 6-3, 10-6
2. Nick Fockler (MTU) def. Jordan Tingle (GCMT) 6-1, 6-2
3. Patrick Yackmack (MTU) def. Andrew Herlein (GCMT) 6-0, 6-3
4. Ben Swope (MTU) def. Alex Dowley (GCMT) 6-1, 6-3
5. Dominic Marino (MTU) def. Ryan Haas (GCMT) 6-2, 6-1
6. Code Power (GCMT) def. Josh Duerr (MTU) 6-3, 6-3
Doubles competition:
1. Nate Fockler/Nick Fockler (MTU) def. Jon Urshan/Andrew Herlein (GCMT) 9-7
2. Jordan Tingle/Alex Dowley (GCMT) def. Ben Swope/Josh Duerr (MTU) 8-2
3. Patrick Yackmack/Dominic Marino (MTU) def. Ryan Haas/Demetrius Bush (GCMT) 8-1
Mount Union 8-1
Greenville (Ill.) 4-2