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UTC's Day 2 at the Georgia Southern Championships

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STATESBORO, GA. (GoMocs.com)--The Chattanooga Mocs posted three more wins in four matches on day two of the Georgia Southern Championships Saturday.  UTC went 1-1 in doubles and won both of its singles matches.

Junior Gino Delavalle teamed with freshman Michael Birnbam to split a pair in Flight B Doubles.  They opened with a very tough (8-7 (7)) loss to Florida Atlantic's Alexander Gitin and Stefan Burnett.  They came back to defeat Yulin Liu and Sean Hadju from the Savannah College of Art & Design by the same score (8-7 (7)). 

Delavalle continued the trend of tiebreakers in singles play.  He defeated FAU's Trey Nickerson (7-6 (6), 6-0).  Freshman Michael Birnbaum wrapped up the day with a (6-2, 6-1) win over SCAD's Theo Gough. 

“It was another solid day for the Mocs,” said head coach Carlos Garcia.  Delavalle and Birnbaum have one more doubles match and a singles bout on Sunday.  Be sure to check back to GoMocs.com for complete information. 

Flight B Doubles
Alexander Gitin-Stefan Burnett (FAU) def. Gino Delavalle-Michael Birnbaum (UTC) – 8-7 (7)
Gino Delavalle-Michael Birnbaum (UTC) def. Yulin Liu-Sean Hadju (SCAD) – 8-7 (7)


Flight C Singles
Gino Delavalle (UTC) def. Trey Nickerson (FAU) – 7-6 (6), 6-0

Flight E Singles
Michael Birnbaum (UTC) def. Theo Gough (SCAD) – 6-2, 6-1

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