Women's Tennis: Cavalier and Kohut Double Winners in Spring Debut

MacKenzie Cavalier
MacKenzie Cavalier

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- The Mount Union women's tennis team defeated LeTourneau (Tex.) (2-6) 6-3 in their spring season opener Sunday afternoon at Van der Meer Tennis Center.

The Purple Raiders, picking up where they left off in the fall, remain undefeated at 4-0.

Freshman MacKenzie Cavalier (Uniontown/Green) and sophomore Trisha Kohut (Warren/Lordstown) each tabbed a pair of wins in the match.

Cavalier won her singles match at the No. 4 spot, 6-3 and 6-3, and in the No. 1 doubles, 8-5, alongside senior Gretchen Groves (Louisville). Kohut also had a shut out in singles, winning 6-3 and 7-5, while playing in the No. 6 spot and claimed a victory in the No. 3 doubles, 8-3, with partner Gabrielle Wegener (Avon).

Mount Union continues action in Hilton Head Monday, March 10 against St. Mary's (Md.) at 12:30 p.m.

Mount Union 6, LeTourneau 3

Singles competition:
1. Katharine Waldthause (LETU) def. Gretchen Groves (MTU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Maddison Brackenreg (LETU) def. Jordan Teaford (MTU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Gracie Favela (LETU) def. Cora Shane (MTU) 0-6, 6-3, 10-4
4. MacKenzie Cavalier (MTU) def. Terin Murray (LETU) 6-3, 6-3
5. Sierra Beighey (MTU) def. Samantha Trevino (LETU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Trisha Kohut (MTU) def. Mimi Samdi (LETU) 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition:
1. Gretchen Groves/MacKenzie Cavalier (MTU) def. Katharine Waldthause/Maddison Brackenreg (LETU) 8-5
2. Jordan Teaford/Cora Shane (MTU) def. Gracie Favela/Terin Murray (LETU) 8-4
3. Trisha Kohut/Gabrielle Wegener (MTU) def. Samantha Trevino/Mimi Samdi (LETU) 8-3

LeTourneau 2-6
Mount Union 4-0
T-4:00 A-47
Match Played at Spring Tennis Fest in Hilton Head Island, SC