Women's Tennis Ends Regular Season with Loss at Georgia Southern
STATESBORO, Ga. --- Georgia Southern claimed the doubles point and four of six singles matches Saturday morning to defeat the women's tennis team, 5-2 in a Southern Conference match.

The loss snapped a four-match win streak for the Lady Mocs.

The Eagles won the second and third doubles matches to earn an early 1-0 lead. From there, GSU collected singles victories at positions No. 2, 4, 5 and 6 for the 5-2 SoCon win.

Emma Knight’s 6-2, 6-1 win over UTC’s Samantha Duggan at No. 6 proved to be the clinching match for the Eagles. Kristi Kegerreis defeated Lindsey Ballard at No. 2, 6-4, 6-1, Jessica Fuler beat Bonnie Adams, 6-2, 6-0 at No. 4 and Shea Huxtable defeated Kate Ksiezopolski at No. 5, 6-0, 6-0.

UTC’s lone team points came from singles wins by Anastasia Zhukova and Beata Knizat. Zhukova, ranked 39th nationally, blitzed Molly Maddox at No. 1, 6-0, 6-1. Knizat defeated Heather Reynolds at No. 3 in the closest match of the day, 7-6, 2-6, 10-6.

UTC heads to Charleston, S.C., later this coming week to compete in the SoCon Championships.

Georgia Southern 5, Chattanooga women 2
Statesboro, Ga.

Doubles (for one team point)

1. Anastasia Zhukova/Lindsey Ballard (UTC) def. Molly Maddox/Christine Caforio (GSU) 8-3
2. Kristi Kegerreis/Heather Reynolds (GSU) def. Bonnie Adams/Beata Knizat (UTC) 8-2
3. Jessica Matlosz/Emma Knight (GSU) def. Samantha Duggan/Kate Ksiezopolski (UTC) 8-3

Singles
1. No. 39 Anastasia Zhukova (UTC) def. Molly Maddox (GSU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) def. Lindsey Ballard (UTC) 6-4, 6-1
3. Beata Knizat (UTC) def. Heather Reynolds (GSU) 7-6, 2-6, 10-6
4. Jessica Fuller (GSU) def. Bonnie Adams (UTC) 6-2, 6-0
5. Shea Huxtable (GSU) def. Kate Ksiezopolski (UTC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Emma Knight (GSU) def. Samantha Duggan (UTC) 6-2, 6-1

Team records: UTC (10-16, 2-7); Georgia Southern (8-10, 4-5)

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