Men's Tennis: Mount Union Opens OAC Play With Loss at BW

Photo:Veronica Atkinson
Photo:Veronica Atkinson

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio—The Mount Union men's tennis team suffered a 9-0 loss to open Ohio Athletic Conference play against Baldwin Wallace.

The Purple Raiders, now 8-4 on the season,  had several close matches in the loss with Rob DeMarco (North Canton/Hoover) and Jeff Williams (Cleveland Heights/Lakewood St. Edward) leading 5-2 at No. 1 doubles before falling 8-6.

In singles play, DeMarco battled in both sets but fell to Peter Harris at the No.1 singles position.

Baldwin Wallace improves to 16-1 on the season.

Mount Union is back in OAC action next Saturday, April 2nd, when they travel to Heidelberg. The match is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.


Tennis Match Results

Mount Union vs Baldwin Wallace

Mar 25, 2016 at North Ridgeville, Ohio

Baldwin Wallace 9, Mount Union 0

Singles competition:

1. Peter Harris (BW-M) def. Rob DeMarco (MTU) 6-2, 6-4

2. Doug Ganim (BW-M) def. Jeff Williams (MTU) 6-0, 6-0

3. Kyle Patterson (BW-M) def. Jackson Schneider (MTU) 6-0, 6-0

4. Dominic Polifrone (BW-M) def. Matt Bringman (MTU) 6-0, 6-1

5. Nathan Katz (BW-M) def. Kyle Hicken (MTU) 6-2, 6-2

6. Jake Liebler (BW-M) def. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) 6-3, 6-1


Doubles competition:

1. Peter Harris/Doug Ganim (BW-M) def. Rob DeMarco/Jeff Williams (MTU) 8-6

2. Kyle Patterson/Dominic Polifrone (BW-M) def. Jackson Schneider/Matt Bringman (MTU) 8-2

3. Kevin Fredrick/Matt Harris (BW-M) def. Kyle Hicken/Bryce Payne (MTU) 8-4



Baldwin Wallace 16-1, 1-0  OAC

Mount Union 8-4, 0-1 OAC

Ohio Athletic Conference opener