Lady Mocs Win Three Doubles At Memphis Invite

Sunday, November 3, 2013

The UTC women’s tennis team won three doubles matches and had another solid win in singles action on the final day of the Memphis Collegiate Invite.  Sophomores Alison Storie and Jovana Pecovski led the Lady Mocs with a third place finish in the Gray Doubles Draw.  

Storie and Pecovski defeated Abilene Christian’s Emily Conrad and Nada Marjanovic (8-1) in the Gray third place match.

  Juniors Kaylene Chadwell and Claire Mulyadi won the Gray Consolation Draw with an 8-4 win over Tulsa’s Carol Benito and Abilene Christian’s Ansley Boarman.  

Junior Kayla Jones had another strong showing with a three-set win over Miami’s top player, Christina Raymond.  After dropping the first set 5-7, Jones fought off a match point in the second frame.  She took the third 6-4 to score the win (5-7, 7-5, 6-4). 

 “There were a lot of good teams here this weekend and we competed hard against some great competition,” stated head coach Jeff Clark.  “We played well in doubles today, winning three of four matches, and Kayla had another great weekend.” 

UTC wraps up its fall schedule and will now look toward spring dual action.  The Lady Mocs went 18-5 in dual action last spring, their most wins since 1991.  

Memphis Collegiate Invite Sunday Results
Blue Draw
Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Christian Raymond (Miami) - 5-7, 7-5, 6-4

Gray Draw
Alix Thurman (Miami) def. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) – 6-2, 6-0

White Draw
Maria Sant’Anna (Tulsa) def. Alexa Flynn (UTC) – 6-4, 7-5

Black Draw
Laia Hernandez Soler (Marquette) def. Kelsey Coots (UTC) – 6-2, 6-4

Pink Draw
Chloe Heerden (Miami) def. Jovana Pecovski (UTC) – 6-1, 6-4

Orange Draw
Rocio Diaz (Marquette) def. Alison Storie (UTC) – 6-4, 6-3
Emily Conrad (ACU) def. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) – 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5)

Blue Doubles Draw
Mikesz/Wind (Memphis) def. Kayla Jones/Katie Polk (UTC) – 8-3
Alexa Flynn/Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Walker/K Hermsdorf (ACU) – 8-7 (2)

Gray Doubles Draw
Kaylene Chadwell/Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. Carol Benito (Tulsa)/Ansley Boarman (ACU) – 8-4
Alison Storie/Jovana Pecovski (UTC) def. Emily Conrad/Nada Marjanovic (ACU) – 8-1


Dalton State Volleyball Has Home Opening Matches On Saturday

College volleyball fans will have an opportunity to see eight hours of action on Saturday as Dalton State volleyball’s home opening matches include Reinardt, Milligan and Life. The Roadrunners (1-3) will play Reinhardt (4-2) at 10:00 a.m. Life (3-0) will battle Milligan (4-1) at noon. Dalton State will return to the court at 2:00 p.m. to meet Milligan. Reinhardt and Life will ... (click for more)

Lookouts Rout Barons Tuesday, 7-1

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Adam Brett Walker and the Lookouts upended the Barons 7-1 in Birmingham's final home game of the regular season Tuesday night at Regions Field. Walker was 2-for-4 Tuesday night with a pair of RBI, and crushed his Southern League-leading 30th home run of the season. The powerful Chattanooga offense was accompanied by a six-inning gem from starting pitcher ... (click for more)

2 Missing Soddy Daisy Children Found Safe After Large Search

Two missing Soddy Daisy children were found Wednesday morning after a large search for the brother and sister, ages 4 and 7. Te children were located at 811 Sluder Road about two miles from their residence. According to the Soddy Daisy Police Department, the children are in good condition. Emergency medical assistance is not required. They had been reported as last seen ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Unsecured Creditors Committee Asks Trustee Be Appointed For Fort Oglethorpe Hospital; Asks Bankruptcy Not Be Dismissed

The Unsecured Creditors Committee of Hutcheson Medical Center is opposing a motion by U.S. Trustee Guy Gebhardt for a bankruptcy judge to dismiss the bankruptcy for the financially-ailing Fort Oglethorpe hospital.   Instead, the group is asking Judge Paul Bonapfel to appoint a trustee to oversee the Hutcheson finances. In a 16-page motion, the committee said if the bankruptcy ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Is Right On The Muslim Threat - And Response (2)

Sheriff Hammond is exactly correct on the Muslims in Tennessee.  He sees with clear eyes the problem with the Muslims in our state and country.  They do want to take over Tennessee.  Our politicians are selling us down the river and allowing the trouble makers to dig in like tics and suck out the life's blood of our Constitution and take us over.  They ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Barners Trounce Who?

There is a website known as Grammarly that just completed a profound study. An automated proof-reading company (who I hope never finds out about me) collected 100 comments that each included over 50 words from the comment blogs of the nation’s preseason Top 25 college football teams. Then they fed them into the company’s huge algorithm computer and checked each fan base for punctuation, ... (click for more)