HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Mount Union women's tennis team defeated Nebraska Wesleyan 8-1 Friday afternoon at Chaplin Park Tennis Center.
The Purple Raiders (6-2) swept the singles matches across the board and had victories in doubles with the pairings of Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville) and Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside), and Sierra Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) and Gabrielle Wegener (Avon/Avon) with scores of 8-1 and 8-2, respectively.
Mount Union will next be in action against Grove City (Pa.) at home on Wednesday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m.
Mount Union 8, Nebraska Wesleyan 1
|1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Torey Kogel (NW) 6-0, 6-2|
|2. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Maddi Hinshaw (NW) 6-3, 6-0|
|3. Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. Jordyn Fossell (NW) 6-2, 6-2|
|4. Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Makinzie Vandewedge (NW) 6-0, 6-0|
|5. Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Katie Kendal (NW) 4-6, 6-3, 10-2|
|6. Natalie Fry (MTU) def. Sam Slizoski (NW) 4-6, 6-1, 10-7|
|1. Gretchen Groves/Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Torey Kogel/Maddi Hinshaw (NW) 8-1|
|2. Sierra Beighey/Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Jordyn Fossell/Makinzie Vandewedge (NW) 8-2|
|3. Katie Kendal/Sam Slizoski (NW) def. Trisha Kohut/Natalie Fry (MTU), 8-4|