Women's Tennis: Mount Union Wins Close One Against Catholic

Gretchen Groves
Gretchen Groves

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Mount Union women's tennis team improves to 4-1 as they defeated Catholic (D.C.) 5-4 Monday afternoon from Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club.

The Purple Raiders won all three of the doubles matches and had singles victories in Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville) and Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside). Sierra Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) and Gabrielle Wegener (Avon/Avon) both pushed their singles matches to a competitive third set.

As a pair, Groves and Johnston both recorded two wins on the day as they won their doubles match 8-0.

Mount Union will next play St. John Fisher (N.Y.) Tuesday, March 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Chaplin Park Tennis Center.



Mount Union 5, Catholic 4

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Jenna Gietl (CU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Sarah Maclean (CU) 6-2, 6-4
3. Erin Cole (CU) def. Sierra Beighey (MTU) 6-3, 4-6, 10-7
4. Lisa Genadry (CU) def. Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) 1-6, 6-3, 10-7
5. Liz Ast (CU) def. Trisha Kohut (MTU) 6-1, 7-5
6. Grace Connell (CU) def. Natalie Fry (MTU) 6-2, 6-2


Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Jenna Gietl/Erin Cole 8-0
2. Sierra Beighey/Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Sarah MacLean/Colleen McLaughlin (CU) 8-6
3. Trisha Kohut/Natalie Fry (MTU) def. Lisa Genadry/Grace Connell (CU) 8-6