Men's Tennis: Raiders Blank Muskingum For First OAC Win

Antonio Massucci
Antonio Massucci

ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's tennis team blanked Muskingum 9-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Tuesday at Zanesville High School.

Mount Union picks up its first conference win of the season and is now 7-4 overall and 1-1 in the OAC, while Muskingum falls to 0-12 and 0-1 in the OAC.

The Purple Raiders won both contested doubles matches in straight sets with Robert Cross (North Canton / Hoover) and Zach Teffner (Cortland / Lakeview) winning at No. 1 doubles and Antonio Massucci (Ashtabula / St. John) and Justin Kelley (Uniontown / Lake) winning at No. 2 doubles.

Mount Union then rolled through all five contested singles matches with Massucci, Kelley and Jacob Barton (Madison) getting straight set wins at No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 spots respectively.

The Raiders remain on the road and play an OAC match Saturday at 1 p.m. at Marietta.

Tennis Match Results
Mount Union vs Muskingum
Apr 02, 2019 at Zanesville, Ohio

Mount Union 9, Muskingum 0

Singles competition:
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. A. DiMichaelangelo (MUSK-M) 6-0, 6-1
2. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Levi Hall (MUSK-M) 6-0, 6-1
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Caleb Patton (MUSK-M) 6-0, 6-0
4. Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Seth Miles (MUSK-M) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jacob Barton (MTU) def. Derek Yost (MUSK-M) 6-0, 6-0
6. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) def. No Player (MUSK-M), by forfeit

Doubles competition:
1. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. A. DiMichaelangelo/Caleb Patton (MUSK-M) 8-0
2. Antonio Massucci/Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Levi Hall/Seth Miles (MUSK-M) 8-0
3. Jacob Barton/Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. No Player/No Player (MUSK-M), by forfeit

Muskingum 0-12, 0-1 OAC
Mount Union 7-4, 1-1 OAC