Men's Tennis: Raiders Clinch OAC Tourney Home Match With Win

Tyler Tareshawty
Tyler Tareshawty

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's tennis team closed out the regular season with a 6-3 win against Baldwin Wallace in an Ohio Athletic Conference match at the Whitehill Courts.

The win clinches a first round home match in next week's OAC Tournament as the Purple Raiders are 10-6 overall and 4-3 in the OAC. That first round tournament match will be either next Tuesday or Wednesday.

Baldwin Wallace falls to 15-4 overall and 3-3 in the OAC.

Mount Union won two of the three doubles matches with Justin Kelley (Uniontown / Lake) and Antonio Massucci (Ashtabula / St. John) at the No. 2 spot and Scott Fletcher (Canton / GlenOak) and Jacob Barton (Madison) at the No. 3 position.

The Raiders then closed out the match with four singles win from Robert Cross (North Canton / Hoover) at No. 1, Massucci at No. 3, Barton at No. 5 and Tyler Tareshawty (Canfield) at No. 6.

Tennis Match Results
Baldwin Wallace vs Mount Union
Apr 24, 2019 at Alliance, Ohio

Mount Union 6, Baldwin Wallace 3

Singles competition:
1. Robert Cross (MTU) def. Dominic Polifrone (BW-M) 6-1, 5-7, 11-9
2. Matt Harris (BW-M) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 7-5, 6-1
3. Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Jake Elbin (BW-M) 6-3, 6-1
4. Michael Benotti (BW-M) def. Justin Kelley (MTU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Jacob Barton (MTU) def. Roger Boyer (BW-M) 6-2, 6-4
6. Tyler Tareshawty (MTU) def. Miles Collins (BW-M) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition:
1. Dominic Polifrone/Matt Harris (BW-M) def. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) 8-3
2. Justin Kelley/Antonio Massucci (MTU) def. Roger Boyer/Jake Elbin (BW-M) 8-1
3. Scott Fletcher/Jacob Barton (MTU) def. Ben Binion/Michael Benotti (BW-M) 8-1

Notes:
Mount Union 10-6, 4-3 OAC
Baldwin Wallace 15-4, 3-3 OAC