The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team dropped a 7-0 match at No. 40 Elon in the Southern Conference opener for both teams in Elon, N.C., this afternoon. UTC was swept in all 10 matches, falling to 2-6 overall, while The Phoenix improved to 6-3.
Sophomore Gino Delavalle was the lone bright spot for Chattanooga today. He pushed Brian Kowalski to three sets at No. 3. Delavalle took the first set 6-3, the only frame won by the Mocs today. Kowalski came back with a 6-2 win in the second. With the team score already decided, they played a super-tiebreaker that Kowalski won 10-5.
Chattanooga stays on the road tomorrow for a 12:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) match at UNCG. A link for live scoring is available on the men’s tennis schedule page on GoMocs.com.
#40 Elon 7, Chattanooga 0
Mar 01, 2014 at Elon, N.C. (Jimmy Powell Tennis Center)
1. Cameron Silverman/Jordan Kaufman (ELON) def. Jorge Varon/John Peacey (UTC) - 8-1
2. Brian Kowalski/Robert Lindgren (ELON) def. Pavels Grigorjevs/Gino Delavalle (UTC) - 8-5
3. Stefan Fortmann/Juan Madrid (ELON) def. Austin Boaz/Derrick Brown (UTC) - 8-5
1. #26 Cameron Silverman (ELON) def. Jorge Varon (UTC) - 6-1, 6-4
2. Robert Lindgren (ELON) def. Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) - 6-0, 6-2
3. Brian Kowalski (ELON) def. Gino Delavalle (UTC) - 3-6, 6-2, 10-5
4. Jordan Kaufman (ELON) def. John Peacey (UTC) - 6-2, 6-0
5. Juan Madrid (ELON) def. Austin Boaz (UTC) - 6-2, 6-3
6. Ismael S. Delfin (ELON) def. Derrick Brown (UTC) - 6-1, 6-0