Women's Tennis: Mount Union Falls to Ohio Wesleyan

Women's Tennis: Mount Union Falls to Ohio Wesleyan

ALLIANCE, Ohio—The Mount Union women's tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to Ohio Wesleyan Wednesday evening in Alliance.

The Purple Raiders, now 7-3, saw their only win come from Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville) at the No.1 singles position--6-1, 6-2.

In doubles, the No.3 doubles team of Ashley Gran (Lakeside/Ashtabula) and Kayla Johnston (Lakeside/Ashtabula) rallied but fell 9-7.

 Mount Union saw two other positions go the distance in singles when Alix Stein (New Philadelphia/ New Philadelphia) and Anna Nelson (Aurora/Aurora) both lost after winning the first set.

Ohio Wesleyan improves to 4-2 on the season.

The Raiders are back in action next Friday, March 25th, when they host Baldwin Wallace to open OAC play. The match is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. start.

Tennis Match Results

Ohio Wesleyan vs Mount Union

Mar 16, 2016 at WTC--Alliance,Ohio


Ohio Wesleyan 8, Mount Union 1


Singles competition:

1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Adrienne D'Alewyn (OWUW) 6-1, 6-2

2. Lauren Corcoran (OWUW) def. Megan Reichert (MTU) 6-0, 6-0

3. Brooke Butterworth (OWUW) def. Kayla Johnston (MTU) 6-3, 6-3

4. Meryl Reams (OWUW) def. Christina Nelson (MTU) 6-1, 6-1

5. Kimberly Baione (OWUW) def. Alix Stein (MTU) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3

6. Sydney Simmons (OWUW) def. Anna Nelson (MTU) 3-6, 6-3, 10-8


Doubles competition:

1. Adrienne D'Alewyn/Lauren Corcoran (OWUW) def. Gretchen Groves/Megan Reichert (MTU) 8-4

2. Brooke Butterworth/Meryl Reams (OWUW) def. Christina Nelson/Alix Stein (MTU) 8-4

3. Kimberly Baione/Sydney Simmons (OWUW) def. Ashley Gran/Kayla Johnston (MTU) 9-7



Mount Union 7-3

Ohio Wesleyan 4-2