Chattanooga improves to 4-8 on the season while the Golden Eagles are still looking for their first win at 0-5. UTC swept the doubles point for the third straight match. Freshman Jenna Nurik and sophomore Shaina Singh set the tone with an 8-2 win over Leydi Zora and Katie Barnhill. It was Nurik and Singh's fourth straight win at No. 2 doubles.
The Lady Mocs went on to take five of the six singles matches. Nurik recorded her third straight win at No. 1 and improves to 14-6 on the year. Her 14 wins lead the team.
Freshman Jennifer Taylor also won her third straight match today. She is second on the team with a 13-8 mark and is 6-1 in the spring when playing the No. 6 position.
"This was a good win for us," stated head coach Jeff Clark. "We grabbed the momentum early and never let it go. I was proud of how hard we competed and we now will look to build on our performance today."
Chattanooga will be back in action on Saturday, March 20, hosting UAB. Match time at the UTC Tennis Courts is set for 1:00 p.m. (E.D.T.). Live scoring of the bout with the Blazers will be available on GoMocs.com.
Chattanooga 6, Tennessee Tech 1
1. Charlotte Bossy/Emily Hangstefer (UTC) def. KAHL, Frederike/CRAN, Victoria (TTU) - 8-4
2. Jenna Nurik/Shaina Singh (UTC) def. BARNHILL, Katie/ZORA, Leydi (TTU) - 8-2
3. Annie Green/Beata Knizat (UTC) def. WOODCOCK, Diana/PORRAS, Laura (TTU) - 8-5
1. Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. ZORA, Leydi (TTU) - 6-2, 6-1
2. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) def. WOODCOCK, Diana (TTU) - 6-4, 6-2
3. Shaina Singh (UTC) def. PORRAS, Laura (TTU) - 6-2, 6-3
4. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) def. KAHL, Frederike (TTU) - 6-2, 7-6
5. CRAN, Victoria (TTU) def. Annie Green (UTC) - 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
6. Jennifer Taylor (UTC) def. BARNHILL, Katie (TTU) - 6-4, 6-2