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Mocs Post Ninth-Straight Win

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SPARTANBURG, SC ( University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team posted its ninth-straight win with a 7-0 shutout at Wofford Friday.  The Mocs remain in first place in the Southern Conference race with a 4-0 league tally, 16-2 overall.

“We really picked up where we left off from yesterday's win at ETSU,” stated head coach Jeff Clark.  “I was glad we came out with a lot of energy and we really played well.”

UTC opened by taking the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2.  Senior Kaylene Chadwell and junior Kelsey Coots defeated Catherine Martin and Mareli Sanchez (8-1) to open the match at No. 2. 

Mercer made it interesting when Taylor Carlson and Samantha Russell posted an 8-3 win over senior Claire Mulyadi and junior Katie Polk at No. 3.  Junior Kayla Jones and freshman Samantha Caswell clinched the point with their 8-4 win at No. 1.

UTC won all six singles matches in straight sets.  Jones only dropped two games in her win over Martin at No. 1.  Caswell followed with her seventh win in a row at No. 4.  Mulyadi clinched the match with her win over Sanchez at No. 5.

The Mocs stay on the road next week for matches at Western Carolina (April 8) and Mercer (April 12).  The regular season home finale is Saturday, April 18, against Samford at 1:00 p.m. (E.D.T.).

Chattanooga 7, Wofford 0
Apr 3, 2015 at Spartanburg, SC (Reeves Tennis Center)
Doubles competition
1. Kayla Jones/Samantha Caswell (UTC) def. Kalli Karas/Lauren Reid (WOF) 8-4
2. Kelsey Coots/Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Catherine Martin/Mareli Sanchez (WOF) 8-1
3. Taylor Carlson/Samantha Russell (WOF) def. Claire Mulyadi/Katie Polk (UTC) 8-3

Singles competition
1. Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Catherine Martin (WOF) 6-2, 6-0
2. Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Audrey Coventry (WOF) 6-2, 6-3
3. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Kalli Karas (WOF) 7-5, 6-4
4. Samantha Caswell (UTC) def. Samantha Russell (WOF) 6-1, 6-2
5. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. Mareli Sanchez (WOF) 6-1, 6-1
6. Alison Storie (UTC) def. Lauren Reid (WOF) 6-1, 6-4

Match Notes
Chattanooga 16-2, 4-0 SoCon
Wofford 8-9, 1-4 SoCon
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (1,4,5,6,2,3)

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