Green Gets Singles Win at Elon
Junior Annie Green
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team dropped a 6-1 match at Elon today.  The Lady Mocs grabbed one win each in singles and doubles, but fall to 2-7 on the year and 0-3 in Southern Conference action. 

Elon improved to 9-3 overall and 1-0 in the SoCon with the win.  Junior Annie Green won her first match of the dual season with a dramatic three-set victory at No. 6 over Laura Graybill.  She took the first set, 6-3, before Graybill forced a super-tiebreaker.  Green was trailing 9-7 in the tiebreak before grabbing the next four points for the win. 

Sophomore Shaina Singh and freshman Jenna Nurik teamed up for an 8-7 win over Paige Kensrue and Lauren Sessoms.  They won the tiebreaker 7-5 in the No. 2 doubles match. 

The Lady Mocs return home next weekend when they host Appalachian State at the UTC Tennis Courts.  Match time against the Mountaineers is set for 1:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) on Sunday, March 14. 

Doubles competition
1. Anna Milian/Elisa Simonetti (ELON) def. Emily Hangstefer/Grace Robinette (UTC) - 8-5
2. Jenna Nurik/Shaina Singh (UTC) def. Paige Kensrue/Lauren Sessoms (ELON) - 8-7 (7-5)
3. Briana Berne/Laura Graybill (ELON) def. Charlotte Bossy/Annie Green (UTC) - 8-3

Singles competition
1. Anna Milian (ELON) def. Jenna Nurik (UTC) - 7-6 (7-3), 7-5
2. Paige Kensrue (ELON) def. Shaina Singh (UTC) - 6-2, 6-2
3. Elisa Simonetti (ELON) def. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) - 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
4. Briana Berne (ELON) def. Jennifer Taylor (UTC) - 6-4, 6-3
5. Lauren Sessoms (ELON) def. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) - 7-5, 6-1
6. Annie Green (UTC) def. Laura Graybill (ELON) - 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9)

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