Women's Tennis Falls 6-1 at Georgia Southern
Freshman Emily Hangstefer
Courtesy: GoMocs.com



STATESBORO, Ga. --- Emily Hangstefer posted her fourth win in six matches Saturday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Mocs fell 6-1 to Georgia Southern in Southern Conference women’s tennis action in Statesboro, Ga.


Hangstefer defeated the Eagles’ Molly Maddox with a 7-5, 6-3 win at the No. 3 singles position for Chattanooga’s only point on the day. In doubles action, Jennemieke van der Veek and Annie Green earned an 8-7(8) win at the No. 2 doubles in their first pairing this season. The Lady Mocs fall to 5-12 overall and 1-6 in league play.


After winning the doubles point, the Eagles (12-5, 6-2 SoCon) won the first four singles matches for the win. Georgia Southern’s Ali Beavers defeated van der Veek at the No. 2 spot 6-2, 6-1. Shea Huxtable posted a 6-1, 6-1 win over UTC’s Brianna Wishing at No. 6 and the Melanie Rolle clinched the win with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Charlotte Bossy at No. 4.


Jessica Fuller defeated Green 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 5 position followed by the Lady Mocs’ lone win by Hangstefer. Kristi Kegerreis pulled out a 7-5, 6-4 win over UTC’s Shaina Singh at the No. 1 spot for the final 6-1 score.


The Lady Mocs will host Western Carolina on Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m. at the UTC Tennis Courts.


Women’s Tennis Results

Apr 04, 2009 at Statesboro, Ga


Georgia Southern 6, Chattanooga 1

Singles competition

1. Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) def. Shaina Singh (UTC-W) 7-5, 6-4

2. Ali Beavers (GSU) def. J. van der Veek (UTC-W) 6-2, 6-1

3. Emily Hangstefer (UTC-W) def. Molly Maddox (GSU) 7-5, 6-3

4. Melanie Rolle (GSU) def. Charlotte Bossy (UTC-W) 6-4, 6-3

5. Jessica Fuller (GSU) def. Annie Green (UTC-W) 6-1, 6-1

6. Shea Huxtable (GSU) def. Brianna Wishing (UTC-W) 6-1, 6-1


Doubles competition

1. Ali Beavers/Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) def. Emily Hangstefer/Grace Robinette (UTC-W) 8-2

2. J. van der Veek/Annie Green (UTC-W) def. Christine Caforio/Melanie Rolle (GSU) 8-7 (10-2)

3. Shea Huxtable/Jessica Fuller (GSU) def. Shaina Singh/Charlotte Bossy (UTC-W) 8-4


Match Notes:


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

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