Men’s Tennis Falls To Capital

Sophomore Nick Fockler
Sophomore Nick Fockler

ALLIANCE, Ohio - - Mount Union's men's tennis team lost 6-3 to Capital in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Tuesday afternoon at the Whitehill Tennis Courts. 

With the victory, Capital improves to 10-3 overall and 5-0 in the OAC while Mount Union falls to 11-5 and 2-4 in the conference. 

Sophomore Nick Fockler (North Canton/Hoover) picked up two victories on the afternoon as he defeated Kenny Duncan 6-3, 6-2 in the no. 2 singles match and was paired with his brother senior Nate Fockler (North Canton/Hoover) as they defeated Luke Buchanan and Spencer Walter 9-8 (9-7 in tiebreak) in the no. 1 doubles match. 

Freshman Dominic Marino (Cuyahoga Falls/Cuyahoga Falls) recorded the third point for the Purple Raiders as he defeated Jared Judson 5-7, 6-4, 11-9 in the no. 6 singles match. 

The Raiders return to action Saturday when they travel to Tiffin, Ohio to face Heidelberg at 1:00 p.m. 

Tennis Match Results
Capital vs Mount Union
Apr 16, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio
Capital 6, Mount Union 3
Singles competition:
1. Luke Buchanan (CAPM) def. Nate Fockler (MTU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-0
2. Nick Fockler (MTU) def. Kenny Duncan (CAPM) 6-3, 6-2
3. Spencer Walter (CAPM) def. Malcolm Leake (MTU) 6-3, 6-2
4. John Murray (CAPM) def. Patrick Yackmack (MTU) 6-3, 6-3
5. G.C. DiMichelangelo (CAPM) def. Ben Swope (MTU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Dominic Marino (MTU) def. Jared Judson (CAPM) 5-7, 6-4, 11-9
Doubles competition:
1. Nate Fockler/Nick Fockler (MTU) def. Luke Buchanan/Spencer Walter (CAPM) 9-8
2. John Murray/Kenny Duncan (CAPM) def. Malcolm Leake/Dominic Marino (MTU) 8-5
3. G.C. DiMichelangelo/Jared Judson (CAPM) def. Ben Swope/Josh Duerr (MTU) 9-8
Mount Union 11-5, 2-4 OAC
Capital 10-3, 5-0 OAC