Men's Tennis: Purple Raiders Shut Out Heidelberg

Senior Jeff Williams (Photo by Jenna Snider)
Senior Jeff Williams (Photo by Jenna Snider)

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- The Mount Union men's tennis team shut out Heidelberg 9-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference match-up Saturday afternoon in Mount Union's Peterson Field House. 

Mount Union improves to 9-3 overall and 2-0 in the OAC, while Heidelberg falls to 1-7 and 0-1 in the OAC. 

The Raiders swept both singles and doubles play in the two and a half hour match. Senior Jeff Williams (Cleveland Heights/Cleveland St. Edward) defeated Heidelberg's Benjamin Moore in third position singles (6-1, 6-0), while he and freshman Robert Cross (Canton/Hoover) defeated Dan Driscoll and Paul Claymier 8-0 in doubles position two. 

Mount Union travels to Marietta, Ohio to take on the Marietta Pioneers in the team's next match on Tuesday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m.


Tennis Match Results: Heidelberg vs Mount Union - April 1, 2017 at University of Mount Union
Mount Union 9, Heidelberg 0

Singles competition:
1. Rob DeMarco (MTUM) def. Benjamin Moore (HEIDM) 6-1, 6-0
2. Jackson Schneider (MTUM) def. Porus Shroff (HEIDM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Jeff Williams (MTUM) def. Dan Driscoll (HEIDM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Robert Cross (MTUM) def. Paul Claymier (HEIDM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Zach Teffner (MTUM) def. Tate Schoen (HEIDM) 6-0, 6-1
6. Kyle Hicken (MTUM) def. Alex Sprague (HEIDM) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition:
1. Rob DeMarco/Jackson Schneider (MTUM) def. Benjamin Moore/Porus Shroff (HEIDM) 8-2
2. Jeff Williams/Robert Cross (MTUM) def. Dan Driscoll/Paul Claymier (HEIDM) 8-0
3. Matt Bringman/Zach Teffner (MTUM) def. Tate Schoen/Alex Sprague (HEIDM) 8-2

Notes:Mount Union 8-3, Heidelberg 1-6