The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team posted a 7-0 shutout of Tennessee Wesleyan this afternoon. The Lady Mocs surrendered just 13 games while improving their record to 8-7 overall. TWC dropped to 2-8 on the year.
Rain in the Chattanooga area forced the match to the indoor courts at the UTC Tennis Center. The two teams began with singles matches with three Lady Mocs shutting out their opponents. Juniors Shaina Singh (Vancouver, B.C.) and Charlotte Bossy (Keokelare, Belgium) and freshman Diana Zora (Barrancabermeja, Columbia) swept the bottom three matches by 6-0, 6-0 scores.
Singh won her fourth match in a row, improving to 14-11 overall and 9-6 at No. 4. Bossy improved to 6-3 in the No. 5 position while Zora moved to 6-7 overall.
Sophomore Jenna Nurik (Roswell, Ga.) defeated Beatriz Signori (6-1, 6-0) at No. 1 to up her record to 14-11 overall. Freshman Alexa Flynn (Memphis, Tenn.) beat Zola Enkhbat (6-1, 6-1) at No. 2 to improve to a team-leading 15-8. Junior Emily Hangstefer (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) snapped a two-match slide with her (6-1, 6-0) win at No. 3.
UTC also squeezed in two doubles wins after singles play. Nurik and Singh won by forfeit at No. 3. Flynn and Hangstefer ended their two-match losing streak with an 8-5 win over Signori and Enhkbat at No. 1. Bossy and Zora rounded out the afternoon with their 8-4 win at No. 2.
The Lady Mocs hit the road this weekend for matches at Georgia Southern and the College of Charleston. UTC faces the Eagles on Saturday, April 2, at 1:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) and visits the Cougars at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. Live scoring will be available on GoMocs.com for the College of Charleston match.
Chattanooga 7, Tennessee Wesleyan College 0
Mar 30, 2011 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (UTC Tennis Courts)
1. Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. Beatriz Signori (TWC) - 6-1, 6-0
2. Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Zola Enhkbat (TWC) - 6-1, 6-1
3. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) def. Laura Spellacy (TWC) - 6-1, 6-0
4. Shaina Singh (UTC) def. Meghan Whaley (TWC) - 6-0, 6-0
5. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) def. Allie Smith (TWC) - 6-0, 6-0
6. Diana Zora (UTC) def. Spencer Creekmore (TWC) - 6-0, 6-0
1. Alexa Flynn/Emily Hangstefer (UTC) def. Beatriz Signori/Zola Enhkbat (TWC) - 8-5
2. Charlotte Bossy/Diana Zora (UTC) def. Laura Spellacy/Meghan Whaley (TWC) - 8-4
3. Jenna Nurik/Shaina Singh (UTC) def. Allie Smith/Spencer Creekmore (TWC), by default