Women's Tennis Nabs 5-2 Win Over Wofford Saturday
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- The Chattanooga women’s tennis team nabbed its first Southern Conference win of the season with a 5-2 victory over Wofford at the Reeves Tennis Center Saturday afternoon.

 

Chattanooga freshman Emily Hangstefer clinched the match for the Lady Mocs with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 win at the No. 4 position over her older sister’s team, former UTC women’s tennis player Katie Hangstefer.

 

The Lady Mocs got wins at the Nos. 2 and 3 doubles to clinch the point and take a 1-0 lead. Hangstefer and Grace Robinette defeated Haley Baird and Sabrina Smyers 8-1 at No.2 and Shaina Singh and Annie Green clinched the point with an 8-4 win over Sonia Anand and Kristin Demosthenes at No. 3.

 

The Lady Mocs took a 2-0 lead with a win by Jennemieke van der Veek over Ashley Lawrence 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Baird cut it to one with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 3 over UTC’s Charlotte Bossy and then the Terriers tied it up 2-2 with a 6-2, 6-2 win by Anand at No. 5 over Green.

 

Shaina Singh put the Lady Mocs up 3-2 with a hard-fought three-set win at No. 1, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, over Cayley Wetzig. Hangstefer would clinch the match for UTC in a come-from-behind win at No. 4 avenging the Lady Mocs 5-2 loss to the Terriers last season in Chattanooga.

 

Brianna Wishing gave the Lady Mocs a fifth point with her first dual match win of the season at the No. 6 position, defeating Betsy Hauer 6-3, 6-1.

 

Chattanooga will return to action Sunday afternoon at Furman. The match is set to begin at noon in Greenville, S.C.

 

Doubles

1. Wetzig-Lawrence def. van der Veek-Bossy 8-5

2. Hangstefer-Robinette (UTC) def. Baird-Smyers 8-1

3. Singh-Green (UTC) def. Anand-Demosthenes  8-4

order of finish: 2, 3, 1

 

Singles

1. Singh (UTC) def. Wetzig 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

2. van der Veek (UTC) def. Lawrence 6-0, 6-2

3. Baird def. Bossy (UTC)6-2, 6-2

4. Hangstefer (UTC)def. Smyers 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

5. Anand def. Green (UTC)6-2, 6-2

6. Wishing (UTC) def. Hauer 6-3, 6-1

order of finish: 2, 3, 5, 1, 4*, 6

 

         Hangstefer clinched match against against her sister's team

         Won two come-from-behind three-set matches at #1 and #4

         Grace Robinette got first dual match doubles win;

         Singh-Green clinch doubles point for second match in a row

         Wishing gets first dual match victory of the season today

         Avenged  a 5-2 loss to Wofford last year in Chattanooga

 

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