Women's Tennis: Purple Raiders Dominate Muskingum Wednesday Afternoon

Sophomore Megan Marsh (Photo by Jenna Snider)
Sophomore Megan Marsh (Photo by Jenna Snider)

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- The Mount Union women's tennis team shut out Ohio Athletic Conference opponent Muskingum 9-0 Wednesday afternoon at Mount Union's Whitehill Tennis Courts. 

The Purple Raiders improve to 9-4 overall and 4-1 in the OAC, while Muskingum falls to 2-8 on the season and 0-5 in conference play. 

Sophomore Megan Marsh (Marysville/Marysville) earned a point for the Raiders after defeating Muskingum's Sydney McDaniel in sixth position singles (6-0, 6-0), while senior Anna Nelson (Aurora/Aurora) earned the fifth and match-deciding point after beating Kristen Chandler in fifth position singles, 6-0 and 6-1. 

Mount Union is scheduled to travel to University Heights, Ohio for a make-up match against OAC opponent John Carroll Thursday, April 20 at 3:30 p.m. 

Tennis Match Results: Muskingum University vs Mount Union, Apr 19, 2017 at University of Mount Union
Mount Union 9, Muskingum University 0

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTUW) def. Elizabeth Knauss (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0
2. Jordan Teaford (MTUW) def. Brittany Besancon (MUSKW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Alix Stein (MTUW) def. Lindsay Brindack (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Kayla Johnston (MTUW) def. Elisabeth Kuhn (MUSKW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Anna Nelson (MTUW) def. Kristen Chandler (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Megan Marsh (MTUW) def. Sydney McDaniel (MUSKW) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/Alix Stein (MTUW) def. Elizabeth Knauss/Elisabeth Kuhn (MUSKW) 8-0
2. Jordan Teaford/Kayla Johnston (MTUW) def. Brittany Besancon/Lindsay Brindack (MUSKW) 8-0
3. Anna Nelson/Ashley Gran (MTUW) def. Kristen Chandler/Manda Gaeckle (MUSKW) 8-1

Notes: Mount Union 9-4, 4-1 OAC; Muskingum University 2-8, 0-5 OAC

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