Women's Tennis Shuts Out Capital

Sophomore Taylor Dowling
Sophomore Taylor Dowling

COLUMBUS, Ohio - - Mount Union's women's tennis team defeated Capital 9-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Wednesday afternoon.

With the victory, Mount Union improves to 11-5 overall and 5-2 in the OAC while Capital falls to 7-8 overall and 4-2 in the conference.

Sophomore MacKenzie Jenkins (North Hampton/Northwestern) recorded her team-leading 11th singles victory of the season as she defeated Ashlin Gable 6-2, 6-2 in the no. 1 singles match. 

Jenkins was also paired with teammate freshman Megan Reichert (Ashtabula/Lakeside) as they defeated Gable and Alyssa Trier 8-3 in the no. 1 doubles match. 

The pairing of Junior Lauren Olivier (Chagrin Falls/Walsh Jesuit) and sophomore Taylor Dowling (Canton/Massillon Jackson) recorded their team-leading sixth double victory of the season as they defeated Jennie Schott and Elisabeth McLaughlin 8-3 in the no. 3 doubles match. 

Olivier and Dowling both won their singles matches on the afternoon, as Olivier defeated Kathryn MacFarland 6-0, 6-0 in the no. 6 position and Dowling defeated Corinne Hohenstein 6-2. 5-7, 10-7 in the no. 4 position. 

Mount Union returns to action Saturday when it hosts Heidelberg at 1:00 p.m. at the Whitehill Tennis Courts. 

Tennis Match Results
Capital vs Mount Union
Apr 17, 2013 at Columbus, Ohio
Mount Union 9, Capital 0
Singles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) def. Ashlin Gable (CAPW) 6-2, 6-2
2. Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Elisabeth McLaughlin (CAPW) 6-0, 6-1
3. Megan Czuchra (MTU) def. Alyssa Trier (CAPW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Taylor Dowling (MTU) def. Corinne Hohenstein (CAPW) 6-2, 5-7, 10-7
5. Megan Reichert (MTU) def. Rebecca Hunt (CAPW) 6-1, 6-1
6. Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Kathryn MacFarland (CAPW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins/Megan Reichert (MTU) def. Ashlin Gable/Alyssa Trier (CAPW) 8-3
2. Megan Czuchra/Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Jennie Schott/Elisabeth McLaughlin (CAPW) 8-2
3. Taylor Dowling/Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Collyn Weaver/Rebecca Hunt (CAPW) 8-3
Mount Union 11-5, 5-2 OAC
Capital 7-8, 4-2 OAC