Women's Tennis Defeats Appalachian State, 5-2
Senior Bonnie Adams
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- The women’s tennis team won its first Southern Conference match of the season Saturday by claiming the doubles point and four of six singles matches for a 5-2 victory over Appalachian State.


Lindsey Ballard, Grace Robinette and Arianna Sanjines were double winners for the Lady Mocs, who improve to 5-5 overall and 1-2 in the SoCon.


Ballard and Robinette teamed up to win their No. 1 doubles match, Sanjines was paired with Beata Knizat for a doubles win at No. 2 and Ballard, Robinette and Sanjines picked up singles wins at No. 1, No. 4 and No. 6 respectively.


Senior Bonnie Adams defeated Appalachian’s Amanda Cash, 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 singles to clinch the win for Chattanooga.


Ballard, a senior, was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Monica Tomas, freshman Robinette earned a 6-0, 6-3 win over Lindsay King and freshman Sanjines defeated Mallory Cook, 6-4, 6-4.


The Lady Mocs travel to Charleston, S.C., this coming weekend to take on Charleston Southern Saturday and the College of Charleston Sunday.


Chattanooga 5, Appalachian State 2
Manker-Patten Tennis Club, Chattanooga, Tenn.


Doubles (for one team point)

1. Ballard-Robinette (UTC) def. Guggar-Prior (ASU), 6-3, retired, inj. def

2. Knizat-Sanjines (UTC) def. Tomas-Cook (ASU), 8-3

3. Cash-King (ASU) def. Adams-Green (UTC), 8-4

order of finish: 1, 2*, 3

* clinched doubles point


1. Lindsey Ballard (UTC) def. Monica Tomas (ASU), 6-1, 6-0

2. Heather Prior (ASU) def. Beata Knizat (UTC), 6-3, 6-2

3. Bonnie Adams (UTC) def. Amanda Cash (ASU), 6-2, 6-3

4. Grace Robinette (UTC) def. Lindsay King (ASU), 6-0, 6-3

5. Elizabeth Holland (ASU) def. Annie Green (UTC), 6-3, 5-7, 1-0

6. Arianna Sanjines (UTC) def. Mallory Cook (ASU), 6-4, 6-4

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

* clinched match


Team records:  UTC (5-5, 1-2)  ASU (4-5, 0-2)


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