Men's Tennis: Raiders Win Fall Finale Against Franciscan

Zach Teffner (Photo by Lenny Reich)
Zach Teffner (Photo by Lenny Reich)

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's tennis team defeated Franciscan (1-3) in their fall season finale 7-2 Friday evening on the road.

After the Purple Raiders (2-1) swept doubles, junior Zach Teffner (Cortland/Lakeview) pulled a complete shut out in singles over Franciscan's Walter Matt.

Concluding the fall season with a record of 2-1, the Raiders will return to the court in February as they begin their spring season.

Mount Union 7, Franciscan University 2

Singles competition:
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Gary Pierre (FRNM) 7-5, 6-2
2. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Walter Matt (FRNM) 6-0, 6-0
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Billy Presume (FRNM) 2-6, 6-1, 10-5
4. Georgio Alexander (FRNM) def. Justin Kelley (MTU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Aidan Howard (FRNM) def. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) 7-6, retired
6. Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Christian Capello (FRNM) 6-2, 5-7, 10-4

Doubles competition:
1. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Gary Pierre/Georgio Alexander (FRNM) 8-4
2. Antonio Massucci/Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Walter Matt/Billy Presume (FRNM) 8-3
3. Tyler Tareshawty/Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Christian Capello/Joseph Suess (FRNM) 8-2

Franciscan University 1-3
Mount Union 2-1
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