Women's Tennis: Mount Union Rallies to Defeat Grove City (Pa.)

Women's Tennis: Mount Union Rallies to Defeat Grove City (Pa.)

GROVE CITY, Pa.—The Mount Union women's tennis team rallied in singles to score a 6-3 win over Grove City (Pa.). The Purple Raiders improve to 7-2 on the season while the Wolverines fall to 9-7.

Mount Union came out of doubles down 2-1, with the only win coming from  No.3 doubles team of Ashley Gran (Ashtabula/Lakeside) and Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside).

In singles, the Raiders won five of six singles matches to earn their seventh victory of the season. Gretchen Groves (Lousiville/Louisville) secured the match with a three set win at No.1 singles.

Mount Union is back in action next Wednesday, March 16th, as they host Ohio Wesleyan. The match is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.


Tennis Match Results

Mount Union vs Grove City College

Mar 09, 2016 at


Mount Union 6, Grove City College 3


Singles competition:

1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Karolina Lagerquist (GCC) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5

2. Maggie Manchester (GCC) def. Megan Reichert (MTU) 6-2, 6-0

3. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Leah Thomsen(GCC) 6-2, 6-2

4. Christina Nelson (MTU) def. Taylor Bradley (GCC) 6-2, 3-6, 10-4

5. Alix Stein (MTU) def. Kelley Parks (GCC) 6-2, 6-2

6. Anna Nelson (MTU) def. Melissa Karidis (GCC) 6-1, 6-3


Doubles competition:

1. Karolina Lagerquist/Maggie Manchester (GCC) def. Gretchen Groves/Megan Reichert (MTU) 8-6

2. Leah Thomsen/Janine Jones (GCC) def. Christina Nelson/Alix Stein (MTU) 9-8

3. Ashley Gran/Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Alyssa Jackson/Taylor Bradley (GCC) 8-3



Grove City College 9-7

Mount Union 7-2