Women's Tennis: Mount Union Battles Baldwin Wallace in 5-4 Victory

Jordan Teaford
Jordan Teaford

ALLIANCE, Ohio - Mount Union's women's tennis team defeated Baldwin Wallace (7-5, 1-1 OAC) 5-4 in a conference match Monday afternoon.

The Purple Raiders (8-4, 1-1 OAC) started the day with wins in two of three doubles matches in the pairings of Jordan Teaford (Canton/Glenoak) and Gabrielle Wegener (Avon/Avon) 8-3, and Sierra Beighey (Fombell, Pa./Riverside) and Trisha Kohut (Warren/Lordstown) 9-7.

Mount Union and Baldwin Wallace split the singles matches as Gretchen Groves (Louisville/Louisville), Kayla Johnston (Ashtabula/Lakeside) and Teaford all came away with victories.

In the No. 2 singles position, Teaford secured the fifth point for Mount Union in a three-set win with scores of 3-6, 6-0, and 6-1.

Continuing OAC action, Mount Union will stay home and host Muskingum on Wednesday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m.

RESULTS

Mount Union 5, Baldwin Wallace 4

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Jayde Robinson (BW-W) 6-3, 6-1
2. Jordan Teaford (MTU) def. Imani Robinson (BW-W) 3-6, 6-0, 6-1
3. Kayla Johnston (MTU) def. Ashtyn Morris (BW-W) 6-1, 6-4
4. Becca Liebler (BW-W) def. Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
5. Shannon Finkenthal (BW-W) def. Sierra Beighey (MTU) 6-1, 6-4
6. Kelly Peskura (BW-W) def. Trisha Kohut (MTU) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Jayde Robinson/Imani Robinson (BW-W) def. Gretchen Groves/Kayla Johnston (MTU) 8-6
2. Jordan Teaford/Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Ashtyn Morris/Becca Liebler (BW-W) 8-3
3. Sierra Beighey/Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Shannon Finkenthal/Kathleen Moser (BW-W) 9-7

Notes:
Mount Union 8-4, 1-1 OAC
Baldwin Wallace 7-5, 1-1 OAC