Lady Mocs Blank Lee 7-0
Senior Kate Ksiezopoloski

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis won all nine matches in a 7-0 sweep of Lee University at the Champions Club today.  The Lady Mocs improved to 5-9 on the year after handing the Flames their first loss of the season (4-1). 

Today's dual match started with singles play and UTC senior Beata Knizat set the tone for the Lady Mocs.  She took 45 minutes to post a 6-0, 6-0 win over Ann Clair Butler at No. 6, snapping a personal three-match losing streak.  Chattanooga only gave up 16 games in the six singles matches today. 

Freshman Jenna Nurik posted a 6-0, 6-1 win over Kelsey Gray at No. 1 for her fifth consecutive win.  She leads the team with a 16-6 record in singles play on the year.  Sophomore Charlotte Bossy won her third straight match, 6-2, 6-2 over Emily Orist at No. 5.

Sophomores Emily Hangstefer (No. 2) and Shaina Singh (No. 3) and junior Grace Robinette (No. 4) also posted singles wins today. 

Chattanooga took the doubles point for the sixth-straight match, despite mixing up the line-up this afternoon.  Singh and Nurik won their sixth-straight doubles contest to improve to 6-1 on the year.  Knizat teamed with junior Annie Green for an 8-1 win over Orist and Sara Anic at No. 2. 

Senior Kate Ksiezopoloski and sophomore Briana Wishing posted an 8-4 win over Butler and Melissa Grgat at No. 3.  It was the first action of the season for Ksiezopoloski.

Chattanooga hosts a pair of Southern Conference foes this weekend.  UTC welcomes Wofford on Saturday, March 27, followed by Furman on Sunday.  Both matches are set for 10:00 a.m. (E.D.T.) at the UTC Tennis Courts.   Live scoring will be available on

Chattanooga 7, Lee 0
Doubles Competition
1. Jenna Nurik/Shaina Singh (UTC) def. Tarah Garner/Kelsey Gray (LEE) - 8-4
2. Annie Green/Beata Knizat (UTC) def. Sara Anic/Emily Orist (LEE) - 8-1
3. Kate Ksiezopolski/Brianna Wishing (UTC) def. Ann Clair Butler/Melissa Grgat (LEE) - 8-4

Singles Competition
1. Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. Kelsey Gray (LEE) - 6-0, 6-1
2. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) def. Tarah Garner (LEE) - 6-0, 6-3
3. Shaina Singh (UTC) def. Sara Anic (LEE) - 6-0, 6-3
4. Grace Robinette (UTC) def. Melissa Grgat (LEE) - 6-2, 6-3
5. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) def. Emily Orist (LEE) - 6-2, 6-2
6. Beata Knizat (UTC) def. Ann Clair Butler (LEE) - 6-0, 6-0


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