Women's Tennis Defeats John Carroll

Sophomore MacKenzie Jenkins
Sophomore MacKenzie Jenkins

ALLIANCE, Ohio - - Mount Union's women's tennis team defeated John Carroll 6-3 in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Tuesday afternoon at the Whitehill Tennis Courts in Alliance, Ohio. 

With the victory, Mount Union improves to 10-4 on the season and 4-1 in the OAC, while John Carroll falls to 3-8 overall and 2-3 in the conference. 

The Purple Raiders won four singles matches and two doubles matches on the afternoon. 

Junior Lauren Olivier (Chagrin Falls/Walsh Jesuit) and sophomore Mandy Wise (North Canton/Hoover) both recorded two victories in the match. 

Olivier defeated Emily Gorndt 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the no. 6 singles match and was paired with junior Megan Czuchra (Mantua/Crestwood) as they defeated Anna Stein and Tracy Gibson 8-4 in the no. 2 doubles match. 

Wise defeated Anna Stein 6-0, 6-3 in the no. 2 singles match and was paired with sophomore Taylor Dowling (Canton/Massillon Jackson) as they defeated Erin Davies and Hannah Baumwell 8-6 in the no. 3 doubles match. 

Sophomore MacKenzie Jenkins (North Hampton/Northwestern) picked up her team-leading eighth singles victory of the season as she defeated Catherine Engel 6-4, 6-4 in the no. 1 singles match. 

Mount Union returns to action Saturday when it hosts Ohio Northern at 1:00 p.m. 

Tennis Match Results
John Carroll vs Mount Union
Apr 09, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio
Mount Union 6, John Carroll 3
Singles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) def. Catherine Engel (JCU-W) 6-4, 6-4
2. Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Anna Stein (JCU-W) 6-0, 6-3
3. Tracy Gibson (JCU-W) def. Megan Czuchra (MTU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Erin Davies (JCU-W) def. Taylor Dowling (MTU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
5. Courtney Adamsky (MTU) def. Hannah Baumwell (JCU-W) 6-2, 6-2
6. Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Emily Gorndt (JCU-W) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Doubles competition:
1. Catherine Engel/Kyle Cousineau (JCU-W) def. MacKenzie Jenkins/Courtney Adamsky (MTU) 8-4
2. Megan Czuchra/Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Anna Stein/Tracy Gibson (JCU-W) 8-4
3. Taylor Dowling/Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Erin Davies/Hannah Baumwell (JCU-W) 8-6
Mount Union 10-4, 4-1 OAC
John Carroll 3-7, 2-2 OAC