HILTON HEAD, S.C – The Mount Union women's tennis team improves to 5-1 as they defeated St. John Fisher (N.Y.) Tuesday afternoon 7-2 at Chaplin Park Tennis Center.
The Purple Raiders won all three of the doubles matches and four of the singles matches. St. John Fisher's women's team falls to 9-6 as they secured their two wins in singles matches.
Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville), Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside), Sierra Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) and Trisha Kohut (Warren/Lordstown) all had two wins on the day in their doubles pairings and singles matches. Natalie Fry (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) pushed her singles match to three sets despite her loss.
Mount Union will next play Roanoke (Va.) on Thursday, March 8 at 8:00 a.m. at Chaplin Park Tennis Center.
Mount Union 7, St. John Fisher 2
|1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Kaili Saffran (SJF) 6-2, 6-2|
|2. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Taylor Slink (SJF) 6-1, 6-2|
|3. Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. Sarah Sorrentino (SJF) 6-3, 6-4|
|4. Cassidy Bell (SJF) def. Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) 6-2, 6-3|
|5. Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Amanda Pendergast (SJF) 6-2, 6-1|
|6. Caroline Seaberg (SJF) def. Natalie Fry (MTU) 6-0, 2-6, 10-3|
|1. Gretchen Groves/Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Kaili Saffran/Cassidy Bell (SJF) 8-1|
|2. Gabrielle Wegener/Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. Amanda Pendergast/Sarah Sorrentino (SJF) 8-4|
|3. Natalie Fry/Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Carol Seaberg/Grace Peters (SJF) 8-2|