Women's Tennis Shuts Out Muskingum To Open Conference Play

Women's Tennis Shuts Out Muskingum To Open Conference Play

ALLIANCE, Ohio - -  Mount Union's women's tennis team opened up Ohio Athletic Conference play with a 9-0 defeat of Muskingum Saturday afternoon in Alliance, Ohio. 

With the win, Mount Union improves to 7-3 on the season and 1-0 in the OAC, while Muskingum falls to 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference. 

Sophomore MacKenzie Jenkins (North Hampton/Northwestern) won the no. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 over Lindsay Mullen to improve her singles record on the season to 8-2. Her eight singles victories lead the Purple Raiders this season. 

The pairing of junior Lauren Olivier (Chagrin Falls/Walsh Jesuit) and sophomore Taylor Dowling (Canton/Massillon Jackson) picked up their team-leading sixth doubles victory of the season as they defeated Autumn Nelson and Johanna Smith 8-0 in the no. 3 position. 

Mount Union returns to action Friday when they travel to Westerville, Ohio to face Otterbein at 1:00 p.m. 

Tennis Match Results
Muskingum vs Mount Union
Mar 23, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio
Mount Union 9, Muskingum 0
Singles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) def. Lindsay Mullen (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0
2. Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Rebecca Keeley (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Megan Czuchra (MTU) def. Cassandra Sarver (MUSKW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Courtney Adamsky (MTU) def. Renee Staudt (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Megan Reichert (MTU) def. Autumn Nelson (MUSKW) 6-4, 6-2
6. Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Johanna Smith (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins/Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Lindsay Mullen/Rebecca Keeley (MUSKW) 8-0
2. Megan Czuchra/Courtney Adamsky (MTU) def. Cassandra Sarver/Renee Staudt (MUSKW) 8-1
3. Taylor Dowling/Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Autumn Nelson/Johanna Smith (MUSKW) 8-0
Mount Union 7-3, 1-0 OAC
Muskingum 0-2, 0-1 OAC