Men's Tennis: Purple Raiders Dropped by OWU on the Road Tuesday.

Senior Rob DeMarco (Photo by Jenna Snider)
Senior Rob DeMarco (Photo by Jenna Snider)

DELAWARE, Ohio -- The Mount Union men's tennis team's three-match unbeaten streak was snapped by Ohio Wesleyan University after the Purple Raiders faced an 8-1 loss on the road Tuesday afternoon. 

Mount Union (3-1) senior Rob DeMarco (North Canton/Hoover) defeated Ohio Wesleyan's (6-2) Diego Venegas 7-6 and 7-5 in position one, notching the Purple Raiders' only match point against the Battling Bishops. 

The Raiders will next face Nebraska Wesleyan University at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 5 in Hilton Head, S.C. The team will play five matches over the course of a week while on its spring break trip.


Tennis Match Results

Mount Union vs Ohio Wesleyan: Feb 28, 2017
Ohio Wesleyan 8, Mount Union 1

Singles competition:
1. Rob DeMarco (MTU) def. Diego Venegas (OWUM) 7-6, 7-5
2. Pako Alevizopoulos (OWUM) def. Jackson Schneider (MTU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Jakraraj Rungaseng (OWUM) def. Jeff Williams (MTU) 6-3, 6-7, 1-0
4. Elliot Garwood (OWUM) def. Robert Cross (MTU) 7-5, 6-0
5. Jack Hibbard (OWUM) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 6-4, 6-0
6. Alex Lutz (OWUM) def. Matt Bringman (MTU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Felipe Duarte/Diego Venegas (OWUM) def. Rob DeMarco/Jackson Schneider (MTU) 8-5
2. Aadil Kohari/Jacob Volbers (OWUM) def. Robert Cross/Jeff Williams (MTU) 8-1
3. Jack Hibbard/Jakraraj Rungaseng (OWUM) def. Matt Bringman/Zach Teffner (MTU) 8-1

Notes: Ohio Wesleyan 6-2, Mount Union 3-1
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