ERIE, Pa. -- Mount Union's men's tennis team defeated Penn State-Behrend (1-2) 8-1 in their season opener on the road Friday afternoon.
The Purple Raiders (1-0) swept doubles to kick off the match then carried that over into the singles matches winning five of six.
Zach Teffner (Cortland / Lakeview) teamed with Robert Cross (North Canton / Hoover) to score an 8-2 win at No. 1 doubles then Teffner had a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles to lead the way for the Raiders.
Mount Union returns home to host Wooster on Friday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. at the Whitehill Tennis Courts on campus.
Mount Union 8, Penn State Behrend 1
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Brent McFarland (BEHM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Noah Colvin (BEHM) 6-0, 6-1
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Mitchell May (BEHM) 6-0, 6-1
4. Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Michael Duckett (BEHM) 6-1, 6-3
5. Belden Tuttle (BEHM) def. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) 6-4, 0-6, 10-8
6. Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Michael Funera (BEHM) 6-4, 6-4
1. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Brent McFarland/Mitchell May (BEHM) 8-2
2. Justin Kelley/Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Noah Colvin/James Lobdell (BEHM) 8-2
3. Tyler Tareshawty/Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Belden Tuttle/Michael Duckett (BEHM) 8-4
Penn State Behrend 1-2
Mount Union 1-0