Men's Tennis: Mount Union Claims Third Straight Victory

Zach Teffner
Zach Teffner

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Mount Union's men's tennis team won their third straight match, defeating Lynchburg (Va.) (4-3) 6-3, Thursday afternoon at Hilton Head High School.

The Purple Raiders (5-2) had two wins in doubles and four in singles play with Robert Cross (North Canton/Hoover) and Zach Teffner (Cortland/Lakeview) each collecting a pair of victories on the day. 

As a team, Cross and Teffner won a very close doubles competition, 8-7. Cross won his singles match with scores of 6-1, 6-1 while Teffner pushed his to a third set, winning the tie breaker.

Mount Union concludes their spring trip at Hilton Head Beach &Tennis Club with a match against Millikin (Ill.) Friday, March 15 starting at 3 p.m.

Mount Union 6, Lynchburg 3

Singles competition:
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Bryce Barber (LYNM) 6-1, 6-1
2. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Colton Mullins (LYNM) 6-1, 6-7, 1-0
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Nick Savino (LYNM) 6-1, 6-1
4. Daniel Christian (LYNM) def. Justin Kelley (MTU) 3-6, 6-0, 1-0
5. Vincent Oliver (LYNM) def. Jacob Barton (MTU) 3-6, 7-6, 1-0
6. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) def. Brad Carson (LYNM) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles competition:
1. Zach Teffner/Robert Cross (MTU) def. Bryce Barber/Brad Carson (LYNM) 8-7
2. Daniel Christian/Nick Savino (LYNM) def. Justin Kelley/Antonio Massucci (MTU) 8-4
3. Jacob Barton/Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Colton Mullins/Vincent Oliver (LYNM) 8-5

Lynchburg Men's Tennis 4-3
Mount Union 5-2