Women's Tennis: Raiders Get Win to Start Season

Women's Tennis: Raiders Get Win to Start Season

Washington, Pa. - The Mount Union women's tennis team defeated Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) (2-3) 9-0 in their fall season opener Friday afternoon, sweeping both the doubles and singles matches.

The Purple Raiders (1-0) won in doubles with the pairings of junior Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville) and senior Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside), sophomore Jordan Teaford (Canton/Glenoak) and junior Ashley Gran (Ashtabula/Lakeside), sophomore Sierra Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) and freshman Trisha Kohut (Warren/Lordstown) with scores of 8-1, 8-1, and 8-2 respectively.

Mount Union will host St. Vincent (Pa.) on Friday, September 22 at 3:30 pm at the Whitehill Tennis Courts.



Mount Union 9, Wash. & Jeff. 0

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Rachel Johnson (WJC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Jordan Teaford (MTU) def. Megan Berard (WJC) 6-3, 6-4
3. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Jade Annaldo (WJC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. Caitlin Shellhamer (WJC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Ellie Blixt (WJC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Jenelle Senske (WJC) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Rachel Johnson/Megan Berard (WJC) 8-1
2. Jordan Teaford/Ashley Gran (MTU) def. Jade Annaldo/Caitlin Shellhamer (WJC) 8-1
3. Sierra Beighey/Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Ellie Blixt/Jenelle Senske (WJC) 8-2