Men's Tennis: Mount Union Edged Out By Millikin in Spring Trip Finale

Justin Kelley
Justin Kelley

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Mount Union's men's tennis team was edged out by Millikin (Ill.) 5-4 Friday in Hilton Head, S.C.

The Purple Raiders won three of their five matches on the spring trip and are now 5-3 overall on the season.

Millikin (7-3) started the match winning two of the three doubles matches with the Raiders lone win coming at the No. 3 spot from Jacob Barton (Madison) and Scott Fletcher (Canton / GlenOak).

The teams split the six singles matches with Mount Union getting wins from Antonio Massucci (Ashtabula / St. John's) and Justin Kelley (Uniontown / Lake) at the No. 3 and No. 4 spots followed by Tyler Tareshawty (Canfield) at the No. 6 spot.

Mount Union comes back up North and returns to the court Tuesday, March 19 at Grove City (Pa.).

Millikin 5, Mount Union 4
3/15/2019 at Hilton Head, South Carolina (Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club) 

Singles competition
1. Palley,Jacob (MILLIKIN) def. Robert Cross (MTU) 6-4, 6-3
2. Sandgren,Colin (MILLIKIN) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 6-3, 3-6, 10-3
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Schwoeppe,Greg (MILLIKIN) 6-3, 5-7, 10-7
4. Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Bennett,Logan (MILLIKIN) 6-2, 6-1
5. Owens,Holden (MILLIKIN) def. Jacob Barton (MTU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) def. Laramee,Nick (MILLIKIN) 6-4, 6-4


Doubles competition
1. Palley,Jacob/Sandgren,Colin (MILLIKIN) def. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) 8-5
2. Bennett,Logan/Schwoeppe,Greg (MILLIKIN) def. Antonio Massucci/Justin Kelley (MTU) 8-2
3. Jacob Barton/Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Owens,Holden/Laramee,Nick (MILLIKIN) 8-5


Match Notes
Mount Union 5-3
Millikin 7-3
Order finish: Doubles 2,1,3 Singles 4,2,1,3,5,6