Women's Tennis: Purple Raiders Defeat Baldwin Wallace in Berea

Freshman Jordan Teaford (Photo by Jenna Snider)
Freshman Jordan Teaford (Photo by Jenna Snider)

BEREA, Ohio -- The Mount Union women's tennis team defeated Ohio Athletic Conference opponent Baldwin Wallace 6-3 Sunday afternoon at Baldwin Wallace's Pop Collins Tennis Courts. 

The Purple Raiders improve to 7-4 overall and 2-1 in conference play, while Baldwin Wallace falls to 5-9 and 1-3 in the OAC. 

Sophomore Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville) defeated Baldwin Wallace's Imani Robinson in first position singles (6-3, 6-1), while she and senior Alix Stein (New Philadelphia/New Philadelphia) beat Robinson and Liz Radkiewicz 8-2 in first doubles to earn points for the Raiders.

Most notably, sophomore Megan Marsh (Marysville/Marysville) won her singles match in position six (7-5, 6-1) to earn the fifth match point for the Raiders and ultimately secure a win for the team. 

Mount Union travels to University Heights, Ohio on Tuesday, April 11 for an OAC match against John Carroll at 3:30 p.m.


Tennis Match Results: Mount Union vs Baldwin Wallace, Apr 09, 2017 at Berea, Ohio
Mount Union 6, Baldwin Wallace 3

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTUW) def. Imani Robinson (BW-W) 6-3, 6-1
2. Jordan Teaford (MTUW) def. Claire Watts (BW-W) 6-2, 6-1
3. Liz Radkiewicz (BW-W) def. Alix Stein (MTUW) 6-3, 6-2
4. Kayla Johnston (MTUW) def. Kelly Peskura (BW-W) 6-3, 6-4
5. Emily Dahnert (BW-W) def. Anna Nelson (MTUW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Megan Marsh (MTUW) def. Shannon Finkenthal (BW-W) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/Alix Stein (MTUW) def. Imani Robinson/Liz Radkiewicz (BW-W) 8-2
2. Kayla Johnston/Jordan Teaford (MTUW) def. Claire Watts/Emily Dahnert (BW-W) 9-7
3. Kelly Peskura/Shannon Finkenthal (BW-W) def. Anna Nelson/Ashley Gran (MTUW) 8-5

Notes: Baldwin Wallace 5-9, 1-3 OAC; Mount Union 7-4, 2-1 OAC

Match originally scheduled for March 25