Men's Tennis: Mount Union Sweeps Grove City 9-0

Photo by Jenna Snider
Photo by Jenna Snider

ALLIANCE, Ohio-The Mount Union men's tennis team swept Grove City College (Pa.) 9-0 in the team's fall season opener Friday afternoon. 

The Purple Raiders are now 1-0 on the season. 

The Raiders swept the doubles play with Rob DeMarco (North Canton/Hoover) and Jeff Williams (Cleveland Heights/St. Edwards) defeating Grove City's (0-5) Zack Sprunger and Andrew Graber in position one. Jackson Schneider (Oregon, Wis./Oregon) and Robert Cross defeated Grove City's Edward Doyle and Nate Roberts 8-2 in the second position.

The Raiders won all six matches in singles play, shutting out Grove City.

Mount Union next competes on Friday, Sept. 23 at Penn State-Behrend at 3:30 p.m. 


Mount Union 9, Grove City 0

Singles competition:

1. Rob DeMarco (MTU) def. Edward Doyle (GRO) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jeff Williams (MTU) def. Zack Sprunger (GRO) 6-0, 6-0
3. Jackson Schneider (MTU) def. Miguel Esteban Diaz (GRO) 6-0, 6-3
4. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Nathan Roberts (GRO) 6-0, 6-0
5. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Jimmy Covatto (GRO) 6-2, 6-2
6. Kyle Hicken (MTU) def. Andrew Graber (GRO) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition:

1. Rob DeMarco/Jeff Williams (MTU) def. Zack Sprunger/Andrew Graber (GRO) 8-2
2. Jackson Schneider/Robert Cross (MTU) def. Edward Doyle/Nathan Roberts (GRO) 8-2
3. Zach Teffner/Kyle Hicken (MTU) def. Jimmy Covatto/Miguel Esteban Diaz (GRO) 8-1