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.
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 GoMocs.com.
Chattanooga 7, Lee 0
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
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