UTC's lone point came in the No. 1 singles match. Sophomore Roberto Vieira (Bedfordview, South Africa) defeated Carson Kadi (2-6, 6-1, 6-3) in a three-set match for his second win in a row. Vieira improves to 12-9 overall and 8-5 at No. 1. He has won eight of his last 10 singles matches.
The Mocs return home this weekend to host the College of Charleston. Match time is set for 1:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) on Saturday, April 2, on the UTC Tennis Courts. Live scoring will be available on GoMocs.com.
Samford 6, Chattanooga 1
Mar 30, 2011 at Birmingham, Ala. (Samford Tennis Center)
1. Carl Abalos/Oliver Reynolds (SAM-MT) def. Chris Smith/Roberto Vieira (UTC) - 8-1
2. Zac Dunkle/Alexander Sajonz (SAM-MT) def. Stephen Crofford/Jackson Tresnan (UTC) - 8-5
3. Fernando Costa/Carson Kadi (SAM-MT) def. William Disterdick/Orlando Lourenco (UTC) - 8-1
1. Roberto Vieira (UTC) def. Carson Kadi (SAM-MT) - 2-6, 6-1, 6-3
2. Zac Dunkle (SAM-MT) def. Chris Smith (UTC) - 6-1, 6-1
3. Carl Abalos (SAM-MT) def. Jackson Tresnan (UTC) - 7-5, 6-3
4. Oliver Reynolds (SAM-MT) def. William Disterdick (UTC) - 6-2, 6-3
5. Fernando Costa (SAM-MT) def. R. van de Bovenkamp (UTC) - 6-4, 6-0
6. Alexander Sajonz (SAM-MT) def. Stephen Crofford (UTC) - 3-6, 6-3, 10-6