Lady Mocs Drop 4-3 Heartbreaker to Davidson Saturday
Freshman Emily Hangstefer won her match at No. 2 and paired with Grace Robinette to win at No. 2 doubles
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- The Chattanooga women’s tennis team fell 4-3 to Southern Conference foe Davidson Saturday afternoon at the Hixson Racquet Club.

 

The doubles point came down to the wire with the Wildcats gaining the advantage with a win at the No. 3 position. Chattanooga won the first doubles match with Emily Hangstefer and Grace Robinette teaming up at the No. 2 position and defeating Alison Rauh and Romina Clemente 8-4. Davidson split the point with Michele Fanney and Virginia Berry claiming an 8-3 win over UTC’s Jennemieke van der Veek and Charlotte Bossy 8-3 at the top position.

 

At the No. 3 spot, Annie Green and Shaina Singh fell 9-7 after leading throughout to the Wildcats’ Ali Gores and Molly McDevitt to give Davidson a 1-0 lead.

 

The two teams split the singles matches. Emily Hangstefer got the first point for the Lady Mocs with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 3. The Wildcats would win the next three matches to clinch the win with Chattanooga winning the final two for the final 4-3 score.

 

Annie Green won 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 at No. 5 followed by Charlotte Bossy’s victory over Ali Gores 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 at No. 4.

 

The match was moved to Hixson this afternoon and delayed until 2:30 p.m. due to the threat of inclement weather in the area.

 

Chattanooga will host Western Kentucky Sunday afternoon in a non-conference match at the UTC Tennis Courts. The match is slated to start at 1 p.m.

 

Match Results

 

Davidson 4, Chattanooga 3

Singles competition

1. Michele Fanney (DAV) def. Shaina Singh (UTC-W) 6-4, 6-3

2. Virginia Berry (DAV) def. J. van der Veek (UTC-W) 6-1, 6-1

3. Emily Hangstefer (UTC-W) def. Alison Rauh (DAV) 6-3, 6-2

4. Charlotte Bossy (UTC-W) def. Ali Gores (DAV) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

5. Annie Green (UTC-W) def. Molly McDevitt (DAV) 6-4, 0-6, 6-2

6. Samantha Galainena (DAV) def. Brianna Wishing (UTC-W) 6-4, 7-5

 

Doubles competition

1. Michele Fanney/Virginia Berry (DAV) def. J. van der Veek/Charlotte Bossy (UTC-W) 8-3

2. Emily Hangstefer/Grace Robinette (UTC-W) def. Alison Rauh/Romina Clemente (DAV) 8-4

3. Ali Gores/Molly McDevitt (DAV) def. Annie Green/Shaina Singh (UTC-W) 9-7

 

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,3,1,6,5,4)

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