Men's Tennis: Mount Union Drops Tough Spring-Opener to Wooster

Robert Cross (left) and Zach Teffner (right)
Robert Cross (left) and Zach Teffner (right)

WOOSTER, Ohio – The Mount Union men's tennis team opened their spring season with a loss against Wooster 9-0 Thursday evening.

Receiving their first loss of the 2017-18 season, the Purple Raiders are now 2-1 after going undefeated in the fall. Despite the loss, the Raiders were able to push four of the six singles matches to a competitive third set.

Mount Union's next match will be against Catholic (D.C.) on Monday, March 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Hilton Head, S.C.



Wooster 9, Mount Union 0

Singles competition:
1. Titas Bera (WOO) def. Jackson Schneider (MTU) 6-4, 7-6
2. Jesse DeWitt (WOO) def. Robert Cross (MTU) 6-3, 7-5
3. Nate Devereux (WOO) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Joaquin Abos Amo (WOO) def. Antonio Massucci (MTU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Jorrit de Rouw (WOO) def. Mark Beebe (MTU) 6-4, 7-6
6. Saeed Husain (WOO) def. Kyle Hicken (MTU) 6-1, 7-6

Doubles competition:
1. Nate Devereux/Joaquin Abos Amo (WOO) def. Jackson Schneider/Mark Beebe (MTU) 8-4
2. Titas Bera/Jesse DeWitt (WOO) def. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) 8-7
3. Andrew Long/Jorrit de Rouw (WOO) def. Kyle Hicken/Jacob Labonte (MTU) 8-6


Wooster 4-1
Mount Union 2-1