Women's Tennis: Raiders Stopped in Singles at Otterbein

Gabrielle Wegener
Gabrielle Wegener

WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Mount Union's women's tennis team was defeated at Otterbein, 6-3, in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Saturday in Westerville.

The Purple Raiders lose for just the second time this season and are 8-2 overall and 0-1 in the OAC while Otterbein is 9-2 overall and 1-0 in the OAC.

Mount Union won two of the three doubles matches to take an early lead but Otterbein surged back taking five of the six singles matches to win the match.

The Raiders wins came at No. 1 doubles from Gretchen Groves (Louisville) and MacKenzie Cavalier (Uniontown / Green), No. 3 doubles from Trisha Kohut (Warren / Lordstown) and Gabrielle Wegener (Avon) and No. 2 singles from Jordan Teaford (Canton / GlenOak).

Mount Union is back on the court next Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ohio Northern.

Otterbein 6, Mount Union 3

Westerville, Ohio

Doubles

  1. Gretchen Groves / MacKenzie Cavalier (MTU) def. Sydney Bergman / Makayla Sutter (OTT), 8-5
  2. Marriella Briones / Jordyn Traxler (OTT) def. Jordan Teaford / Cora Shane (MTU), 8-6
  3. Trish Kohut / Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Kristen Zink / Megan Yates (OTT), 8-7 (10-8)

Singles

  1. Sydney Bergman (OTT) def. Gretchen Groves (MTU) 7-6, 4-6, 6-1
  2. Jordan Teaford (MTU) def. Makayla Sutter(OTT), 6-4, 6-4
  3. Marriella Briones (OTT) def. Cora Shane (MTU), 7-6, 7-6
  4. Kristen Zink (OTT) def. MacKenzie Cavalier (MTU), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  5. Mueller (OTT) def. Sierra Beighey (MTU), 6-4, 6-3
  6. Jordyn Traxler (OTT) def. Trish Kohut (MTU), 6-4, 6-3

Records: Otterbein 9-2, 1-0 OAC; Mount Union 8-2, 0-1 OAC