Women's Tennis: Clean Sweep for Raiders Versus St. Mary's; Improve to 5-0

Gretchen Groves
Gretchen Groves

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Mount Union's women's tennis team won their fifth consecutive match in a 9-0 sweep over St. Mary's (Md.) (0-6) Monday afternoon at Hilton Head High School.

Senior Gretchen Groves (Louisville) led the charge for the Purple Raiders in the No. 1 doubles and singles spot with an 8-1 victory with MacKenzie Cavalier (Uniontown/Green) and scores of 6-1, 6-0 in singles.

Now 5-0, Mount Union etched their second shutout of the season.

The Raiders next play wednesday, March 13 at 8:15 a.m. against Nebraska Wesleyan at Chaplin Park Tennis Center.

Mount Union 9, St. Mary's 0

Singles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves (MTU) def. Claire Bodine (SMCW) 6-1, 6-0
2. Jordan Teaford (MTU) def. Marianne Hershey (SMCW) 6-2, 6-2
3. Cora Shane (MTU) def. Alden Grosh (SMCW) 6-0, 6-0
4. MacKenzie Cavalier (MTU) def. Sophie Nuwar (SMCW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. Jackie Agyemang (SMCW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Baudratte Djiogo (SMCW) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/MacKenzie Cavalier (MTU) def. Claire Bodine/Alden Grosh (SMCW) 8-1
2. Jordan Teaford/Cora Shane (MTU) def. Marianne Hershey/Jackie Agyemang (SMCW) 8-0
3. Trisha Kohut/Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Sophie Nuwar/Baudratte Djiogo (SMCW) 8-0

St. Mary's 0-6
Mount Union 5-0