The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's tennis team dropped a 5-3 match at UNC Greensboro today. The Mocs scored a pair of singles wins in the dual match, but were unable to grab their first Southern Conference win of the season.
UTC falls to 1-8 on the year, 0-2 in the SoCon. The Spartans improve to 7-2 overall and 1-0 in league action.
UNCG swept the doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead. They quickly grabbed the team win with wins in the first three singles matches. Freshman William Disterdick put Chattanooga on the board with a 6-5, 7-6 win over Kyle Eddins at No. 6. Disterdick improved to 3-7 in singles action with his second win of the spring.
Fellow freshman Chris Smith added the second point with a win at No. 3. He scored a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 win over Jacob Wright. It was Smith's second victory of the week. He currently leads the team in singles wins with an 8-10 overall record.
The Mocs are back in action next week when they travel to Davidson. Match time with the Wildcats is set for 1:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) on Saturday, March 13. UTC also travels to Elon next weekend for a 1:00 p.m. contest on Sunday.
UNC Greensboro 5, Chattanooga 2
1. Arsel Kumdereli/Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) def. Stephen Crofford/Chris Smith (UTC) - 8-4
2. Kyle Eddins/William John (UNCG) def. Jackson Tresnan/Roberto Vieira (UTC) - 8-6
3. Yaroslav Litus/Jacob Wright (UNCG) def. William Disterdick/Ryan Pool (UTC) - 8-2
1. Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) def. Ryan Pool (UTC) - 6-1, 6-1
2. Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Roberto Vieira (UTC) - 2-6, 7-6, 1-0 (10-5)
3. Chris Smith (UTC) def. Jacob Wright (UNCG) - 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
4. Yaroslav Litus (UNCG) def. Jackson Tresnan (UTC) - 6-3, 6-2
5. Timion Meijs (UNCG) def. Sam Parfitt (UTC) - 6-3, 6-0
6. William Disterdick (UTC) def. Kyle Eddins (UNCG) - 6-3, 7-6