HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Mount Union men's tennis team was swept by Lawrence Tech (Mich.) 9-0 in their spring season opening match Sunday morning at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Club.
The Purple Raiders fall to 3-2 overall while the Lawrence Tech Blue Devils improve to 3-6.
Mount Union fell behind early getting swept in doubles competition. Senior Robert Cross (North Canton / Hoover) suffered a loss by a tie-breaker in No. 1 singles 6-3, 6-4, 10-3, while the rest of the singles were sweeps.
The Raiders return to action in Hilton Head, S.C. Tuesday, March 10 taking on Gordon (Mass.) at 8:30 a.m.
- Alexander Tammaro/Alex Fernandez-Rajal (LTU) def. Robert Cross/Zach Teffner (MTU) 8-4
- Lukas Obel/William Burgess (LTU) def. Justin Kelley/Jacob Barton (MTU) 8-4
- Nicolas Damotta/Pedro Garcia-Orellana (LTU) def. Andrew Rosedale/Andrew McMillen (MTU) 8-2
- Alexander Tammaro (LTU) def. Robert Cross (MTU) 6-3, 6-4, 10-3
- Pedro Garcia-Orellana (LTU) def. Jacob Barton (MTU) 6-1, 6-2
- Alex Fernandez-Rajal (LTU) def. Zach Teffner (MTU) 6-2, 6-2
- William Burgess (LTU) def. Justin Kelley (MTU) 6-1, 6-1
- Lukas Obel (LTU) def. Andrew Rosedale (MTU) 6-2, 6-3
- Nicolas Damotta (LTU) def. Andrew McMillen (MTU) 6-0, 6-0