Junior Kaylene Chadwell.
Courtesy: Dale Rutemeyer
Mocs Put Win Streak on the Line at Wofford & Furman

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s tennis team puts its eight-match winning streak on the line when it travels to Wofford and Furman this weekend.  The Mocs are 12-2 overall and one of three undefeated teams in Southern Conference action with a 3-0 mark in league play. 

Chattanooga opens the weekend at Wofford’s John E. Reeves Tennis Center in Spartanburg, S.C.  First serve is set for Noon on Saturday, March 29.  Wofford is 5-9 on the year and 1-3 in SoCon action.  Julia Paulson leads the team with a 7-7 mark at No. 3. 

Furman will be the center of attention for SoCon women’s tennis this weekend.  The Paladins are 10-5 overall and tied with the Mocs at 3-0 in league play.  They are ranked No. 68 this week and host league-leader Samford on Saturday.  The Bulldogs are 12-1 overall, 4-0 in SoCon action and ranked No. 71 this week.

Chattanooga visits the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C., on Sunday, March 30, at 11:00 a.m. Check the women’s tennis schedule page on GoMocs.com for a link to live scoring for this match.  Furman is a tough opponent at home, owning a 6-0 mark this season.  Ansley Speaks leads the team with a 10-5 record in spring play, 4-1 at No. 1. 

The Mocs have had some battles with the Paladins in recent meetings.  Each of the last three contests has been 4-3 wins for Furman.  UTC lost twice to the Paladins last season, once at home and once at the SoCon Tournament. 

Chattanooga junior Claire Mulyadi has won eight in a row and is 10-1 at No. 5 this spring.  The Mocs own a 64-16 (.800) singles record this spring and are 17-1 in SoCon singles.  Senior Alexa Flynn and junior Kaylene Chadwell are 6-1 at No. 1 doubles.  Sophomores Katie Polk and Kayla Jones have the same record at No. 2.  UTC is 9-0 in SoCon doubles and 26-9 in spring action overall. 

 

NOTE:  The postponed March 26 match against Lee University has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 10.  First serve is set for 2:30 p.m. (E.D.T.) on the UTC Tennis Courts.     

 

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