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Moc Lady Netters Open SoCon Play With 5-2 Win Over UNCG

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CHATTANOOGA, TN ( University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team began conference play Sunday defeating the UNCG Spartans 5-2. The Mocs looked determined after the loss to Middle Tennessee last week.

Chattanooga began the match by sweeping the doubles, winning at No. 1, 2, and 3 respectively. This put UTC up 1-0 in the match.

“I thought our girls came out ready to go and bounce back from a tough match on Wednesday, defending the home court,” stated head coach Jeff Clark. “Once again we played some solid doubles and it's always nice to be up 1-0 going into singles.”

The action started in singles when junior Alison Storie won her match due to an injury to Yasmin Franco at No. 6. Junior Kayla Jones followed with a straight-sets (6-4, 6-0) win over Soumeya Anane at No. 1 to put UTC up 3-0 in the match.

Junior Kelsey Coots sealed the overall win for Chattanooga with a (6-4, 6-3) victory over Kayla Gammie in straight sets at No. 2. Next off the court was freshman Samantha Caswell at No. 4 with her (6-2, 6-4) win over Corinne Blythe.

UNCG didn't give up after losing the match. Amy Ellis posted a (7-6 (7)) win over senior C.C. Mulyadi at No. 5. Senior Kaylene Chadwell fought hard to the end but Stephanie Falcon walked away in a close battle with a (6-2, 6-7, 1-0 (8)) win at No. 3 to end the day.

Chattanooga improves to 8-2 overall and 1-0 in SoCon action, while the Spartans dropped to 4-4 on the year. The Mocs are back in action on Wednesday, March 11, at Stetson. Chattanooga will visit the Hatters in Deland, Fla., at 2:30 p.m. (E.S.T.). Be sure to check the women's tennis schedule page for a link to live scoring.   

UNCG 2, Chattanooga 5
March 8th, 2015 at Chattanooga (UTC Tennis Courts)
Singles competition
1. Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Soumeya Anane (UNCG) 6-4, 6-0
2. Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Kayla Gammie (UNCG) 6-4, 6-3
3. Stephanie Falcon (UNCG) def. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) 2-6, 7-6, 0-1(8)
4. Samantha Caswell (UTC) def. Corinne Blythe (UNCG) 6-2, 6-4
5. Amy Ellis (UNCG) def. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) 7-6 (7), 6-4
6. Alison Storie (UTC) def. Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 5-1, ret. Inj.

Doubles competition
1. Kayla Jones/Samantha Caswell (UTC) def. Kayla Gammie/Corrine Blythe (UNCG) 8-3
2. Kaylene Chadwell/Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Stephanie Falcon/Blaine Boaz (UNCG) 8-5
3. Claire Mulyadi/Katie Polk (UTC) def. Masey DeMoss/Yasmin Franco (UNCG) 8-6

Match Notes
UNCG 4-4
Chattanooga 8-2
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,1,2,4,5,3)
T-3:35 A-38

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