Men's Tennis: Another Win in Hilton Head Makes Raiders 4-1

Robert Cross
Robert Cross

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Mount Union's tennis team defeated St. John Fisher (N.Y.) 6-3 on Tuesday after at Chaplin Park Tennis Center.

The Purple Raiders (4-1) won two doubles matches and four singles matches as St. John Fisher's record fell to 0-4. In doubles, Mount Union recorded victories in the pairings of Robert Cross (North Canton/Hoover) and Zach Teffner (Cortland/Lakeview), and Jacob Labonte (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) and Kyle Hicken (Pittsburgh, Pa./Chartiers Valley).

In singles, Robert Cross (North Canton/Hoover) and Mark Beebe (Chardon/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) won their matches, pushing them both to a third set.

Mount Union will next face Easern Nazarene (Mass.) Wednesday, March 7 at 12:30 p.m. at the Evian Tennis Center.


Mount Union 6, St. John Fisher 3

Singles competition:
1. Kevin Kulawiec (SJF) def. Jackson Schneider (MTU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-10
2. Robert Cross (MTU) def. John Miller (SJF) 7-6, 7-5, 6-0
3. Dustin McCullough (SJF) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Jonathan Harper (SJF) 6-2, 6-2
5. Mark Beebe (MTU) def. Jarrett Pelton (SJF) 3-6, 6-3, 10-5
6. Kyle Hicken (MTU) def. Mike Zintel (SJF) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition:
1. Kevin Kulawiec/Dustin McCullough (SJF) def. Jackson Schneider/Mark Beebe (MTU) 8-4
2. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Jarrett Pelton/John Miller (SJF) 8-6
3. Jacob Labonte/Kyle Hicken (MTU) def. Jonathan Harper/Jordan O'Connell 8-4