Men's Tennis: Raiders Get Win Against Catholic in Spring-Opener

Mark Beebe and Jackson Schneider
Mark Beebe and Jackson Schneider

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Mount Union men's tennis team improved to 3-1 as they defeated Catholic (D.C.) 7-2 Monday afternoon at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club.

The Purple Raiders won two of three doubles matches in the pairings of Jackson Schneider (Oregon, Wis./Oregon) and Mark Beebe (Chardon/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin), and Robert Cross (North Canton/Hoover) and Zach Teffner (Cortland/Lakeview) with scores of 8-3 and 8-2, respectively.

Mount Union also all but one of the singles matches as Teffner took Catholic's Ted Tiu to three sets; Catholic's record drops to 3-4.

Continuing their spring trip in Hilton Head, Mount Union will next play St. John Fisher (N.Y.) Tuesday, March 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Chaplin Park Tennis Center.



Mount Union 7, Catholic 2

Singles competition:
1. Jackson Schneider (MTU) def. Jan Lasota (CU) def. 6-4, 7-6
2. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Frankie Fortunati (CU) 6-3, 6-0
3. Ted Tiu (CU) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 0-6, 7-5, 1-0
4. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Matt Pham def. 6-1, 6-4
5. Mark Beebe (MTU) def. Joe Colucci (CU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jacob Barton (MTU) def. Dom Mazzeo (CU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Jackson Schneider/Mark Beebe (MTU) def. Jan Lasota/Rob Alexander (CU) 8-3
2. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Ted Tiu/Matt Holtschneider (CU) 8-2
3. Frankie Fortunati/Kyle Weber (CU) def. Kyle Hicken/Jacob Labonte (MTU) 8-4