Women's Tennis Wins Close Match Against Edgewood

Junior Lauren Olivier
Junior Lauren Olivier

HILTON HEAD, S.C. - - Mount Union's women's tennis team defeated Edgewood (Wis.) 5-4 Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference tennis match in Hilton Head, South Carolina. 

With the win, Mount Union has now won five straight matches and improves to 6-2 overall, while Edgewood falls to 15-6. 

Junior Lauren Olivier (Chagrin Falls/Walsh Jesuit) and sophomore Taylor Dowling (Canton/Massillon Jackson) won the deciding match for the Purple Raiders as they defeated Kristen Boone and Sarah Rendon 9-8 in the no. 3 doubles position. 

Olivier also won her singles match in a third set tie break over Boone 2-6, 7-6, 10-4. 

Junior Megan Czuchra (Boone, Kristen/Rendon, Sarah) was victorious in her singles match as she defeated Anna Miles 3-6, 6-2, 10-4 in the no. 3 position. 

Mount Union returns to the court tomorrow for its last match of the spring trip when it faces Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (N.Y.) at 8:00 a.m.  

Tennis Match Results
Edgewood College vs Mount Union
Mar 14, 2013 at Hilton Head, S.C.
Mount Union 5, Edgewood College 4
Singles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) def. Wilson, Morgan (EC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Olsen, Laura (EC) 6-3, 6-1
3. Megan Czuchra (MTU) def. Miles, Anna (EC) 3-6, 6-2, 10-4
4. Wilkie, Ellie (EC) def. Courtney Adamsky (MTU) 6-4, 6-3
5. Paulson, Ashli (EC) def. Megan Reichert (MTU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Boone, Kristen (EC) 2-6, 7-6, 10-4
Doubles competition:
1. Olsen, Laura/Miles, Anna (EC) def. Mandy Wise/MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) 8-6
2. Wilson, Morgan/McBain, Brooke (EC) def. Megan Czuchra/Courtney Adamsky (MTU) 8-5
3. Taylor Dowling/Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Boone, Kristen/Rendon, Sarah (EC) 9-8
Mount Union 6-2
Edgewood College 15-6
Singles matches played first.