Men's Tennis Falls for First Loss in 10 Matches
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- The College of Charleston snapped UTC's nine-match winning streak Sunday and handed the Mocs their first Southern Conference loss of the year, 4-3.

The Cougars, 4-0 and 2-0 in the SoCon, won the doubles point by sweeping all three doubles matches.

The rest of the match was full of suspense and came down to three-set decisions at No. 1 and No. 3 singles.

The two teams split the other four singles matches. Mark Fynn and Michael Hangstefer earned two points for the Mocs for victories at No. 2 and No. 6.

Omer Abramovich and Perry Allen picked up singles wins for Charleston at No. 4 and No. 5.

UTC's Peter Sauska won his 10th consecutive singles match with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 win over Justin Malina at No. 3.

Or Dekel clinched the win for the Cougars with a 6-1, 2-6, 6-2 victory over Badr Bouabdellah at No. 1.

UTC, 11-3, 2-1, hosts The Citadel Saturday at noon at the UTC Tennis Complex.

College of Charleston 4, Chattanooga men 3
UTC Tennis Complex
Chattanooga, Tenn.

Doubles (for one team point)

1. Dekel-DiGliodo (CofC) def. Fynn-Sauska (UTC), 8-5
2. Abramovich-Allen (CofC) def. Bouabdellah-Hangstefer (UTC), 8-1
3. Malina-Petit (CofC) def. Axente-Vostrikov (UTC), 8-5

Singles
1. Or Dekel (CofC) def. Badr Bouabdellah (UTC), 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
2. Mark Fynn (UTC) def. Marcus DiGliodo (CofC), 7-5, 7-6(6)
3. Peter Sauska (UTC) def. Justin Malina (CofC), 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(5)
4. Omer Abramovich (CofC) def. Razvan Axente (UTC), 6-2, 6-3
5. Perry Allen (CofC) def. Pavel Vostrikov (UTC), 6-4, 6-0
6. Michael Hangstefer (UTC) def. Steven Myers (CofC), 6-4, 6-0

Team Records: College of Charleston (4-0, 2-0), UTC (11-3, 2-1)
Loss snaps UTC’s nine-match win streak

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