Women’s Tennis Shuts Out Marietta In Final Road Match Of Regular Season

Women’s Tennis Shuts Out Marietta In Final Road Match Of Regular Season

MARIETTA, Ohio  - - Mount Union's women's tennis team shutout Marietta 9-0 in its final regular season Ohio Athletic Conference road match Tuesday afternoon. 

With the victory, Mount Union improves to 13-5 overall and 7-2 in the OAC, while Marietta falls to 2-12 overall and 2-6 in league play. 

With the win against Marietta, the Purple Raiders will be no worse than the three seed and will host a quarterfinal match in next week's OAC tournament at a date and time to be announced. 

MacKenzie Jenkins (North Hampton/Northwestern) improved her singles record to 13-4 as she defeated Cate Gisser 6-1, 6-2 in the no. 1 singles match. 

Jenkins also won her doubles match as she was paired with Megan Reichert (Ashtabula/Lakeside) as they defeated Gisser and Alex Seals 8-2 in the no. 1 doubles match. 

Reichert clinched the match for the Raiders with the team's fifth point as she defeated Seals 6-1, 6-1 in the no. 5 singles match. 

Mount Union's next match will be in next week's OAC tournament. 

Tennis Match Results
Univ. of Mount Union vs Marietta College
Apr 23, 2013 at Marietta, Ohio
Univ. of Mount Union 9, Marietta College 0
Singles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins (MTU) def. Cate Gisser (MAR) 6-1, 6-2
2. Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Natalie Turner (MAR) 6-0, 6-0
3. Megan Czuchra (MTU) def. Kelsey Jeffrey (MAR) 6-3, 6-0
4. Taylor Dowling (MTU) def. Lauren Bush (MAR) 6-1, 6-2
5. Megan Reichert (MTU) def. Alex Seals (MAR) 6-1, 6-1
6. Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Mollee Brown (MAR) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles competition:
1. MacKenzie Jenkins/Megan Reichert (MTU) def. Cate Gisser/Alex Seals (MAR) 8-2
2. Megan Czuchra/Lauren Olivier (MTU) def. Kelsey Jeffrey/Natalie Turner (MAR) 8-3
3. Taylor Dowling/Mandy Wise (MTU) def. Mollee Brown/Lauren Bush (MAR) 8-2
Marietta College 2-12, 2-6 OAC
Univ. of Mount Union 13-5, 7-2 OAC