The Chattanooga Mocs men’s tennis team closed out play in the Winthrop Fall Shootout in Winthrop, S.C. today. The Mocs scored a pair of singles wins and a doubles victory on the last day of the round-robin tournament.
Freshman Marco Morelli (Pillar, Argentina) finished a perfect weekend in singles with his third win today. He defeated Winthrop’s Chase Altieri (6-4, 6-1) in the No. 7 singles group. Fellow freshman Austin Boaz (Dunwoody, Ga.) also scored a win in the No. 7 flight. He defeated Winthrop’s J.D. O’Brien 6-2, 6-2.
Junior Pavels Grigorjevs and senior Jorge Varon scored a big doubles win at No. 1. They beat Winthrop’s top tandem of Dylan Comerford and Peter Nagovnak 8-6.
Grigorjevs also had a chance to make some noise in singles play. He battled Comerford for the No. 1 Flight title in a three-set match. Grigorjevs won the first set 6-3, but dropped the second 7-5. Comerford closed out his win 6-1 in the third.
The Mocs are back in action this weekend for the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals in Knoxville, Tenn. Action takes place from Oct. 11-15. Be sure to check back to GoMocs.com for complete results.
Dylan Comerford (Winthrop) def. Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) - 3-6, 7-5, 6-1
J.P. Boada (Winthrop) def. Jorge Varon (UTC) – 6-4, 6-2
Yuta Hirokawa (Winthrop) def. Derrick Brown (UTC) – 6-0, 6-3
Peter Nagovnak (Winthrop) def. Luke Saunders (UTC) – 6-1, 6-0
Steven Patrick (Winthrop) def. Gino Delavalle (UTC) – 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
Corey DeCandia (Winthrop) def. John Peacey (UTC) – 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
Marcos Morelli (UTC) def. Chase Altieri (Winthrop) – 6-4, 6-1
Austin Boaz (UTC) def. J.D. O’Brien (Winthrop) – 6-2, 6-2
Michael Chen (Winthrop) def. Andrew Wendel (UTC) – 6-2, 6-2
Pavels Grigorjevs/Jorge Varon (UTC) def. Comerford/Nagovnak (Winthrop) – 8-6
Boada/DeCandia (Winthrop) def. Luke Saunders/John Peacey (UTC) – 8-5
Patrick/Hirokawa (Winthrop) def. Austin Boaz/Andrew Wendel (UTC) – def.
Heffron/Duncan (Wofford) def. Gino Delavalle/Marcos Morelli (UTC) – 8-6