The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s tennis team finished Day 1 of the Memphis Collegiate Invite with four wins this afternoon. Senior Alexa Flynn led the team with her victory in the White Singles Draw.
Flynn, a Memphis native, posted a (6-1, 6-1) win over Lipscomb’s Lorena Djuknic to advance to the semifinals. Sophomore Jovana Pecovski also scored a win in singles action today. She defeated Abilene Christian’s Ansley Boarman in three sets (3-6, 6-3, 6-1) in the Pink Draw.
The Lady Mocs also had two doubles wins. Sophomores Kayla Jones and Katie Polk defeated Marquette’s Rocio Diaz and Ali Dawson 8-6 in the Blue Draw. Fellow sophomores Alison Storie and Jovana Pecovski battled a split team of Boarman and Tulsa’s Carol Benito 8-7 (6) in the Gray bracket.
Action continues tomorrow at the Racquet Club of Memphis. Be sure to check back to GoMocs.com for complete results.
Memphis Collegiate Invite Day 1 Results
Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) def. Kayla Jones (UTC) – 6-4, 6-1
Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) def. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) – 5-7, 6-3, 6-3
Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Lorena Djuknic (Lipscomb) – 6-1, 6-1
Andreea Badilenau (Miami) def. Kelsey Coots (UTC) – 6-2, 6-4
Ana Rajkovic (Miami) def. Alison Storie (UTC) – 6-0, 2-6, 6-0
Marta Morga (Memphis) def. Clarie Mulyadi (UTC) – 6-1, 6-1
Jovana Pecovski (UTC) def. Ansley Boarman (ACU) – 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
Blue Doubles Draw
Kayla Jones/Katie Polk (UTC) def. Rocio Diaz/Ali Dawson (Marquette) – 8-6
Alyssa Hibberd/Carolina Wegner (Memphis) def. Kayla Jones/Katie Polk (UTC) – 8-6
Stefanie Mikesz/Anki Wind (Memphis) def. Alexa Flynn/Kelsey Coots (UTC) – 8-3