ALLIANCE, Ohio -- The Mount Union men's tennis team suffered a 6-3 loss to Ohio Athletic Conference opponent John Carroll Wednesday afternoon at Mount Union's Whitehill Tennis Courts.
The Purple Raiders fall to 11-5 this season and 4-1 in conference play, while John Carroll improves to 7-6 overall and 3-0 in the OAC.
Mount Union's Jackson Schneider (Oregon, Wis./Oregon) was the only Raider to go 2-0 in the day's matches. The junior beat John Carroll's Gustavo Garcia in second position singles (6-3, 6-7, 10-7), while he and senior Rob DeMarco (North Canton/Hoover) defeated Jad Abdul-Aal and David Sinense 8-5 in doubles position one.
In second position doubles, senior Jeff Williams (Cleveland Heights/Lakewood St. Edward) and freshman Robert Cross (North Canton/Hoover) beat Tyler Cole and Nick Siciliano to earn a point for Mount Union.
The Purple Raiders next host Capital University in an OAC match on Friday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at the Whitehill Tennis Courts at Mount Union.
Tennis Match Results: John Carroll University vs Mount Union, Apr 12, 2017 at the University of Mount Union
John Carroll University 6, Mount Union 3
1. Jad Abdul-Aal (JCUM) def. Rob DeMarco (MTUM) 6-3, 6-0
2. Jackson Schneider (MTUM) def. Gustavo Garcia (JCUM) 6-3, 6-7, 10-7
3. David Sinense (JCUM) def. Jeff Williams (MTUM) 6-2, 6-4
4. Nick Siciliano (JCUM) def. Robert Cross (MTUM) 7-6, 6-1
5. Tyler Cole (JCUM) def. Zach Teffner (MTUM) 6-0, 6-4
6. Alex Guthrie (JCUM) def. Kyle Hicken (MTUM) 6-0, 6-0
1. Rob DeMarco/Jackson Schneider (MTUM) def. Jad Abdul-Aal/David Sinense (JCUM) 8-5
2. Jeff Williams/Robert Cross (MTUM) def. Tyler Cole/Nick Siciliano (JCUM) 8-4
3. Gustavo Garcia/Dillon O'Brien (JCUM) def. Zach Teffner/Matt Bringman (MTUM) 8-1
Mount Union 11-5, 4-1 OAC
John Carroll University 7-6, 3-0 OAC