Men's Tennis: Purple Raiders Sweep Pioneers Tuesday Afternoon

Junior Jackson Schneider (Photo by Miranda Young)
Junior Jackson Schneider (Photo by Miranda Young)

MARIETTA, Ohio -- The Mount Union men's tennis team swept Ohio Athletic Conference opponent Marietta on the road Tuesday afternoon, 9-0. 

The Purple Raiders improve to 10-3 overall and 3-0 in the OAC, while Marietta falls to 3-8 and 1-1 in conference play. 

Junior Jackson Schneider (Oregon, Wisc./Oregon) defeated Marietta's Jack Hirschfield 6-3 and 6-2 in second position singles, while he and senior Rob DeMarco (Canton/Hoover) shut out Jack Hirschfield and Shane Spencer in first position doubles, 8-0. 

Mount Union next travels to Ada, Ohio on Saturday, April 8 for a conference match against Ohio Northern University at 1 p.m.


Tennis Match Results: Mount Union vs Marietta, Apr 04, 2017 at Marietta, Ohio
Mount Union 9, Marietta 0

Singles competition:
1. Rob DeMarco (MTUM) def. Shane Spencer (MAR) 6-2, 6-0
2. Jackson Schneider (MTUM) def. Jack Hirschfield (MAR) 6-3, 6-2
3. Jeff Williams (MTUM) def. Bryce Emerick (MAR) 6-0, 6-0
4. Robert Cross (MTUM) def. Will Watson (MAR) 6-1, 6-0
5. Zach Teffner (MTUM) def. Brandon DeCicco (MAR) 6-0, 6-0
6. Kyle Hicken (MTUM) def. Alex Hogan (MAR) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Rob DeMarco/Jackson Schneider (MTUM) def. Jack Hirschfield/Shane Spencer (MAR) 8-0
2. Jeff Williams/Robert Cross (MTUM) def. Bryce Emerick/Will Watson (MAR) 8-0
3. Zach Teffner/Matt Bringman (MTUM) def. Alex Hogan/Brandon DeCicco (MAR) 8-0

Notes: Marietta 3-8, 1-1 OAC; Mount Union 10-3, 3-0 OAC