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15th Annual UTC Porky's Open
Senior Jenna Nurik and sophomore Kaylene Chadwell in doubles action today.
Courtesy: GoMocs.com
Lady Mocs Blank Belmont 7-0
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team cruised to a 7-0 win against Belmont at the Hixson Racquet Club this afternoon.  The Lady Mocs won all nine matches to improve to 2-0 on the season. 

UTC opened by sweeping the doubles to take a 1-0 lead.  Freshmen Kelsey Coots (Huntsville, Ala.) and Kayla Jones (Memphis, Tenn.) scored an 8-3 win at No. 1 over Sandra Kancheva and Carolyn Claire.  Senior Jenna Nurik (Roswell, Ga.) and Kaylene Chadwell (Franklin, Tenn.) improved to 6-1 on the year with their 8-3 win over Fabiana Mersan and Nikki Maciel at No. 2.  Junior Alexa Flynn (Memphis, Tenn.) and freshman Katie Polk (Woodstock, Ga.) completed the sweep with their 8-4 win over Catherine Holliday and Natalia Nunes at No. 3. 

Coots made quick work of her bout with Kancheva at No. 6, posting a straight-set win (6-0, 6-0) without dropping a game.  It was her 10th singles win of the year as she improved to 2-0 in dual matches.

Nurik followed that with a (6-0, 6-4) win at No. 1 against Holliday to give UTC a 3-0 lead.  Jones clinched the win with her (6-1, 6-0) win over Caire at No. 4. 

Chadwell (6-2, 6-0) and Flynn (6-2, 6-0) both won in straight sets while only losing two games at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.  Freshman Claire Mulyadi (Semarang, Indonesia) closed out the action with her (6-3, 6-1) win at No. 6.

The Lady Mocs are back on the court on Friday, Feb. 1, when they host Middle Tennessee State.  First serve is set for 6:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) at the Hixson Racquet Club.  A link for live scoring is available on the women's tennis schedule page on GoMocs.com. 

Chattanooga 7, Belmont 0
Doubles competition
1. Kelsey Coots/Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Sandra Kancheva/Carolyn Caire (BEL) - 8-3
2. Jenna Nurik/Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Fabiana Mersan/Nikki Maciel (BEL) - 8-3
3. Katie Polk/Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Catherine Holliday/Natalia Nunes (BEL) - 8-4

Singles competition
1. Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. Catherine Holliday (BEL) - 6-0, 6-4
2. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Nikki Maciel (BEL) - 6-2, 6-0
3. Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Fabiana Mersan (BEL) - 6-1, 6-1
4. Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Carolyn Caire (BEL) - 6-1, 6-0
5. Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Sandra Kancheva (BEL) - 6-0, 6-0
6. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. Natalia Nunes (BEL) - 6-3, 6-1

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