Women's Tennis Falls to Ohio Northern in OAC Tournament Semifinals

Mandy Wise (Photo by Ryan Baker)
Mandy Wise (Photo by Ryan Baker)

MASON, Ohio—The fourth-seeded Mount Union tennis team had its season ended with a 5-0 loss to regular season champion Ohio Northern in the semifinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Friday at the Linder Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.

Ohio Northern (21-4) swept through doubles and earned wins at No. 4 and No. 5 singles to advance to the finals against John Carroll on Saturday at 10 am.

Mount Union battled at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles before dropping both matches, 8-6.

The Cardinals advance to Saturday's 10 am championship match against top-seeded Baldwin-Wallace with the winner getting an automatic bid the NCAA Tournament.

Senior Krissy Hallett (Willoughby Hills/Willoughby South) finishes were career tied with former doubles partner Kacey Huff for doubles wins (53) and third in overall wins (103).

Mount Union finishes its season at 13-7, which is a five-game improved from a year ago.

Ohio Northern 5, Mount Union 0

Singles competition:
1. Krissy Hallett (MTU) vs. Michelle Tuma (ONUW) 6-3, 6-5, unfinished
2. Mandy Wise (MTU) vs. Brittany Miller (ONUW) 6-3, 5-2, unfinished
3. Hannah Arvidson (MTU) vs. Carly Olmstead (ONUW) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0, unfinished
4. Kristin Cellentani (ONUW) def. Megan Czuchra (MTU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Kelsi Wurm (ONUW) def. Courtney Adamsky (MTU) 6-2, 6-2
6. MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) vs. Kristen Timperman (ONUW) 6-3, 4-4, unfinished

Doubles competition:
1. Michelle Tuma/Christie Gales (ONUW) def. Krissy Hallett/Megan Czuchra (MTU) 8-6
2. Brittany Miller/Kristin Cellentani (ONUW) def. Mandy Wise/Hannah Arvidson (MTU) 8-6
3. Lauren Rife/Carly Olmstead (ONUW) def. Taylor Dowling/Courtney Adamsky (MTU) 8-3

Ohio Northern women 21-4
Mount Union 13-7
2012 OAC Women's Tennis Tournament
No. 1 seed ONU advances to championship with 5-0 win over No. 4 seed Mount Union