Women's Tennis: Raiders Begin Spring Trip with Win Over DeSales

Kayla Johnston
Kayla Johnston

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Mount Union's women's tennis team defeated DeSales (Pa.) 8-1 Sunday afternoon at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club.

The Purple Raiders (3-1) won all doubles matches with the pairings of junior Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville) and senior Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside), Sierra Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) and freshman Gabrielle Wegener (Avon/Avon), and freshman Trisha Kohut (Warren/Lordstown) and freshman Natalie Fry (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) with scores of 8-4, 8-1, and 8-6 respectively.

DeSales (Pa.) (3-2) recorded their point in Kelsey Kazlauaskas's three-set win over Fry.

Mount Union will next play Catholic (D.C.) Monday, March 5 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club.



Mount Union 8, DeSales 1

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. KELLY NGUYEN (DU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. AMBER ACHENBACH (DU) 6-1, 7-6
3. Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. ALEX RODIER (DU) 7-5, 6-2
4. Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. SARAH CHAN (DU) 6-7, 6-4, 10-6
5. Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. AMANDA BECKER (DU) 6-0, 6-1
6. KELSEY KAZLAUSKAS (DU) def. Natalie Fry (MTU) 6-4, 7-6, 7-5

Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. KELLY NGUYEN/AMBER ACHENBACH (DU) 8-4
2. Sierra Beighey/Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. SARAH CHAN/KELSEY KAZLAUSKAS (DU) 8-1
3. Trisha Kohut/Natalie Fry (MTU) def. ALEX RODIER/AMANDA BECKER (DU) 8-6