Men's Tennis: Raiders Sweep Marietta For Second Straight Shutout

Scott Fletcher (Photo by Lenny Reich)
Scott Fletcher (Photo by Lenny Reich)

MARIETTA, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's tennis team swept Marietta 9-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Saturday in Marietta.

The Purple Raiders have now posted back-to-back shutout wins and are 8-4 overall and 2-1 in the OAC while Marietta falls to 6-8 and 1-2 in the OAC.

Mount Union rolled through the three doubles matches highlighted by an 8-1 win from Jacob Barton (Madison) and Scott Fletcher (Canton/GlenOak) at the No. 3 spot.

Justin Kelley (Uniontown / Lake) and Tyler Tareshawty (Canfield) pulled off straight set wins at No. 4 and No. 6 singles to headline the six singles wins for the Raiders.

Mount Union returns home for a match Wednesday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m. against John Carroll at the Whitehill Courts on campus.

Tennis Match Results
Mount Union vs Marietta
04/06/2019 at Marietta, Ohio

Mount Union 9, Marietta 0

Singles competition:
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Shane Spencer (MAR-M) 6-1, 6-0
2. Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Jack Hirschfield (MAR-M) 6-3, 6-2
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Eric DeLong (MAR-M) 6-3, 6-4
4. Justin Kelley (MTU) def. Will Watson (MAR-M) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jacob Barton (MTU) def. Hanyang Zhang (MAR-M) 6-4, 7-6
6. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) def. Calen Garner (MAR-M) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) def. Jack Hirschfield/Shane Spencer (MAR-M) 8-2
2. Justin Kelley/Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Eric DeLong/Hanyang Zhang (MAR-M) 8-1
3. Jacob Barton/Scott Fletcher (MTU) def. Calen Garner/Will Watson (MAR-M) 8-1

Notes:
Marietta 6-8, 1-2 OAC
Mount Union 8-4, 2-1 OAC