The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s tennis team posted its third straight win with a 7-0 shutout over Murray State at the UTC Tennis Courts today. The Lady Mocs improve to 12-2 overall with today’s win while the Racers drop to 4-7.
UTC opened by winning the doubles point for a 1-0 lead. Junior Alexa Flynn (Memphis, Tenn.) and freshman Kelsey Coots (Huntsville, Ala.) posted an 8-1 win over Megan Blue and Carla Suga at No. 2. Sophomore Claire Mulyadi (Semarang Indonesia) and freshman Jovana Pecovski (Apitan, Serbia) scored an 8-3 win over Erin Patton and Susan Stolz at No. 3.
UTC won every singles match in straight sets, beginning with Coots (6-0, 6-1) win at No. 4. She has won three straight to improve to 10-3 in the spring and 18-6 overall. She has not dropped more than three games in any of her last three wins.
Flynn put UTC up 3-0 with her (6-4, 6-0) win over Blue at No. 3. Mulyadi clinched the win with a (6-1, 6-2) win over Carolyn Huerth at No. 5.
UTC is back in action on Saturday, hosting Wofford. Match time is set for 2:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) at the UTC Tennis Courts. A link for live scoring is available on the women’s tennis schedule page on GoMocs.com.
Chattanooga 7, Murray State 0
Mar 20, 2013 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (UTC Tennis Courts)
1. Kaylene Chadwell/Kayla Jones (UTC) vs. Ashley Canty/Carolyn Huerth (MSU) 4-3, unfinished
2. Kelsey Coots/Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Megan Blue/Carla Suga (MSU) 8-1
3. Claire Mulyadi/Jovana Pecovski (UTC) def. Erin Patton/Susan Stolz (MSU) 8-3
1. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Ashley Canty (MSU) 6-4, 6-4
2. Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Carla Suga (MSU) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2
3. Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Megan Blue (MSU) 6-4, 6-0
4. Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Erin Patton (MSU) 6-0, 6-1
5. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. Carolyn Huerth (MSU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Jovana Pecovski (UTC) def. Susan Stolz (MSU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (4,3,5,2,1,6)