Men's Tennis: Raiders Secure Fifth Shutout of the Season; Defeat Marietta 9-0

Jackson Schneider
Jackson Schneider

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Mount Union tennis team won its seventh straight match of the season in a 9-0 shutout over Marietta (4-6, 1-1 OAC) Wednesday afternoon.

With their fifth shutout of the season, the Purple Raiders improve to 11-2 overall and remain undefeated in the conference at 5-0.

The Raiders won two out of the three doubles matches 8-0; Robert Cross (North Canton/Hoover) and Zach Teffner (Cortland/Lakeview) won their match 8-4. In singles, all Mount Union tennis players won their matches in two sets, as Teffner secured the fifth point for the win.

Next up for Mount Union is a three-match road trip, starting Saturday, April 14 at Heidelberg with the match slated for a 1:00 p.m. start.


Mount Union 9, Marietta 0
Singles competition:
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Shane Spencer (MAR-M) 6-1, 6-1
2. Jackson Schneider (MTU) def. Jack Hirschfield (MAR-M) 6-2, 6-1
3. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Will Watson (MAR-M) 6-0, 6-0
4. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Bryce Emerick (MAR-M) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mark Beebe (MTU) def. Brandon DeCicco (MAR-M) 6-1, 6-0
6. Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Alex Hogan (MAR-M) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles competition:
1. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Shane Spencer/Jack Hirschfield (MAR-M) 8-4
2. Jackson Schneider/Mark Beebe (MTU) def. Will Watson/Bryce Emerick (MAR-M) 8-0
3. Antonio Massucci/Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Brandon DeCicco/Alex Hogan (MAR-M) 8-0