UTC is 10-2 overall and coming off an impressive 4-3 win over No. 59 Elon on Sunday. The Lady Mocs are 2-2 in Southern Conference action after splitting last week's matches with the Phoenix and UNCG (3-4).
The Bears are 4-6 overall after Sunday's 5-2 loss at Wofford. Mercer is 0-3 against SoCon schools this spring, including a 7-0 loss at Samford on Feb. 2 and a 6-1 defeat at Georgia Southern on Feb. 10.
Sophomore Kaylene Chadwell (Franklin, Tenn.) is on an 11-match winning streak. She lost her spring season opener and has not been beaten since. She is 11-1 in the spring, all at No. 2, and 15-7 overall.
Senior Jenna Nuirk (Roswell, Ga.) is 10-2 at No. 1 while freshman Kayla Jones (Memphis, Tenn.) is 9-1 at No. 3. Jones has an 11-1 spring record and leads the team with a 22-3 overall singles mark.
Junior Alexa Flynn (Memphis, Tenn.) has returned from an injury to take the No. 4 spot, while freshman Kelsey Coots (Huntsville, Ala.) is 4-0 at No. 5. Sophomore Claire Mulyadi (Semarang, Indonesia) is 10-1 in the spring and 4-1 at No. 6.
Nurik and Chadwell lead the team with a 12-4 doubles record. They are 8-3 in the spring and look to snap a two-match slide against Mercer.