UTC Men's Tennis Falls To Austin Peay

Friday, February 08, 2013

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's tennis team dropped a 4-3 match to Austin Peay at The Baylor School this afternoon. The Mocs battled for nearly four hours before falling to the Governors in a closely contested bout.

UTC drops to 4-2 on the year while APSU improves to 1-2. The loss also snaps Chattanooga's four-match winning streak.

The Mocs jumped out quickly in doubles, taking an early lead in all three matches. Seniors Jackson Tresnan (Apopka, Fla.) andManuel Barroetavena (Buenos Aires, Argentina) were first off the court with an 8-2 win over Dimitar Ristovski and Iago Seffrin at No. 2. The Mocs duo improved to 4-0 as a pair this spring.

The Governors battled back to take the next two doubles matches and a 1-0 lead going into singles play. The doubles point is very important, because without it, a team must win four of six singles matches to claim the victory. UTC has won the doubles in all four wins this season.

The Governors ran out to a quick 3-0 lead with singles wins at No. 3 and No. 4. Barroetavena put the Mocs on the board with his three-set (6-4, 5-7, 6-4) win over Jasmin Ademovic at No. 2. Barroetavena remains undefeated in the spring at 5-0 and is a team-best 13-5 in singles matches this season.

APSU clinched the win when Sean Bailey scored a (7-6, 6-4) win over Roberto Vieira (Bedfordview, South Africa) at No. 1. Tresnan remained undefeated at 4-0 with his win at No. 6 while sophomore Pavels Grigorjevs (Riga, Latvia) scored a win at No. 5.

The Mocs next travel to Murray State on Sunday for a match against the Racers. Be sure to check back to GoMocs.com for a full recap.

Austin Peay 4, Chattanooga 3
Feb 08, 2013 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (The Baylor School) 
Doubles competition 
1. ADEMOVIC, Jasmin/BAILEY, Sean (APSU) def. Roberto Vieira/Chris Smith (UTC) - 8-6 
2. Manuel Barroetavena/Jackson Tresnan (UTC) def. RISTOVSKI, Dimitar/SEFFRIN, Iago (APSU) - 8-2 
3. STORIE, John/TVERIJONAS, Aleksas (APSU) def. Ankit Chopra/Stephen Crofford (UTC) - 8-4

Singles competition 
1. BAILEY, Sean (APSU) def. Roberto Vieira (UTC) - 7-6, 6-4 
2. Manuel Barroetavena (UTC) def. ADEMOVIC, Jasmin (APSU) - 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 
3. RISTOVSKI, Dimitar (APSU) def. Chris Smith (UTC) - 6-4, 6-4 
4. TVERIJONAS, Aleksas (APSU) def. Ankit Chopra (UTC) - 6-3, 6-3 
5. Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) def. SEFFRIN, Iago (APSU) - 6-1, 6-4 
6. Jackson Tresnan (UTC) def. BOROWSKI, Evan (APSU) - 6-0, 6-2


Friday Night Football Scores: Week Nine

Email your scores to  sports@chattanoogan.com . THURSDAY NIGHT FINAL: Monterey 50 Sale Creek 0 FRIDAY NIGHT FINALS: Copper Basin 38 Lookout Valley 0 4th Quarter Partial Scores: Notre Dame 40 Coalfield 0 Bradley 21 Soddy-Daisy 14 Boyd-Buchanan 24 Sequatchie County 14 3rd Quarter Partial Scores: Rhea county 21 East Hamilton ... (click for more)

CAK Beats Signal Mountain In Class AA Volleyball Final

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – If this was a fishing story, it would be about the big one that got away. Instead, it’s about a state volleyball championship, but it’s still about the big one that got away. The Signal Mountain Lady Eagles lost a heartbreaker to Christian Academy of Knoxville on Wednesday night in the second round of the Class AA division of the TSSAA state tournament. ... (click for more)

Additions And Improvements At Camp Jordan Arena Coming Soon

Additions and improvements are coming to Camp Jordan Arena in the near future. At the Thursday night meeting of the East Ridge city council, approval was given for buying new playground equipment. It will come from Gametime, a locally-based company. The VP of Marketing lives in East Ridge and made a proposal to set up the playground at Camp Jordan so his company could use it for ... (click for more)

Tribute Service For Luther Masingill Held At Historic Engel Stadium

It took a place as big as historic Engel Stadium for Chattanooga to say goodbye to their beloved Luther. Hundreds came Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to Luther Masingill who died early Monday morning after a radio career that spanned an amazing 74 years. It was clear from all who spoke that he was considered not only a radio personality, but also a role model. One after ... (click for more)

Not Everything Has Been Done To Save Hutcheson

I am a resident of Walker County and I have a personal belief that a hospital ranks equal to other basic services a community should offer (like police, fire, emergency services, school systems, government, etc.). I am not privy to all the management and financial conundrums concerning the feasibility of maintaining and growing Hutcheson, and as a private citizen I don’t believe ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Pete Carroll’s Philosophy

Pete Carroll, the head football coach of the Seattle Seahawks, has a deep belief that he can change people by simply listening to them and then making suggestions on how they can get what they really want. If the people Carroll who can influence win, Carroll wins, and remember his team won last year’s Super Bowl with his methods.   When asked for example, here is what ... (click for more)