Women's Tennis Falls 7-0 to Furman in SoCon Action
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

GREENVILLE, S.C. --- The Chattanooga women’s tennis team fell 7-0 to Southern Conference foe Furman Sunday afternoon at the Mickelson Tennis Center extending its Southern Conference regular season win streak to 90 matches. The Lady Mocs drop to 4-9 overall and 1-3 in league action.


Furman (7-6, 2-0) cruised through doubles action, winning all three matches and not dropping more than two games in any of them. Laura Gioia and Monica Arguello won their fourth straight match at the top doubles position, defeating UTC freshmen Jennemieke van der Veek and Charlotte Bossy, 8-1.


Gioia shut out freshman Shaina Singh, at number one in singles action and is 8-4 on the season and has won eight of her last nine matches. Arguello had an equally strong showing, dropping only one game in her 6-0, 6-1 defeat of van der Veek at number two. The win extends her streak to seven straight matches - Arguello has not lost a singles match since mid-February.


Lauren Tomory topped sophomore Annie Green, 6-1, 6-3, to win her seventh consecutive match. Tomory owns a team-best 9-4 record this season. Susan Bitetti was victorious for the fourth straight time, defeating Bossy, 6-4, 6-1, at number four singles. Jessica Preeg and Jennifer Betts also notched wins on Sunday.


The Lady Mocs will host Davidson Saturday, March 28 at the UTC Tennis Courts. The match is slated to start at Noon.

Furman 7, Chattanooga 0


1. Laura Gioia/Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Jennemieke van der Veek/Charlotte Bossy (UTC) 8-1

2. Lauren Tomory/Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Shaina Singh/Emily Hangstefer (UTC) 8-2

3. Susan Bitetti/Jessica Preef (FUR) def. Brianna Wishing/Annie Green (UTC) 8-2


1. #12 Laura Gioia (FUR) def. Shaina Singh (UTC) 6-0, 6-0

2. #85 Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Jennemieke van der Veek (UTC) 6-0, 6-1

3. Jessica Preeg (FUR) def. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) 6-2, 6-1

4. Susan Bitetti (FUR) def. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) 6-4, 6-1

5. Lauren Tomory (FUR) def. Annie Green (UTC) 6-1, 6-3

6. Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Brianna Wishing (UTC) 6-2, 6-1
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