Women's Tennis: Mount Union Finishes Spring Trip with Win Over Nebraska Wesleyan

Kayla Johnston
Kayla Johnston

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.

Trisha Kohut (Warren/Lordstown) and Natalie Fry (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) both came back to win their singles matches in a third set.

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

Singles competition:
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


Doubles competition:
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