Men's Tennis: Raiders Fall to LeTourneau, 8-1, in Spring Opener

Men's Tennis: Raiders Fall to LeTourneau, 8-1, in Spring Opener

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Mount Union's men's tennis team lost to LeTourneau (Tex.) (5-3), 8-1, in its spring opener Sunday afternoon at Van der Meer Tennis Center.

The Purple Raiders, now 2-2, got their win in doubles from the team of Justin Kelley (Uniontown/Lake) and Antonio Massucci (Ashtabula/St. John) as they claimed a thrilling 9-8 victory.

Mount Union continues play in Hilton Head Monday, March 11 against St. Mary's (Md.) at 12:30 p.m.

RESULTS
LeTourneau 8, Mount Union 1

Singles competition:
1. Jimmie Henson (LETU) def. Robert Cross (MTU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Christian Farris (LETU) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Nathan Schmidt (LETU) def. Antonio Massucci (MTU) 7-5, 6-2
4. Paulo Cressio (LETU) def. Justin Kelley (MTU) 7-5, 6-0
5. Bobby Clark (LETU) def. Jacob Barton (MTU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Jeffrey Golladay (LETU) def. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition:
1. Jimmie Henson/Christian Farris (LETU) def. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) 8-2
2. Justin Kelley/Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Zac Crowley-Kurth/Paulo Cressio (LETU) 9-8
3. Nathan Schmidt/Bobby Clark (LETU) def. Jacob Barton/Scott Fletcher (MTU) 8-5

Notes:
LeTourneau 5-3
Mount Union 2-2
Match played at Spring Tennis Fest in Hilton Head Island, SC.