UTC Men's Tennis Falls To Furman, 6-1

Friday, March 29, 2013

The UTC men’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 match at Furman on Friday afternoon. The Mocs fall to 7-7 overall and 2-3 in Southern Conference action with the loss. Furman improved to 4-12 overall and 1-4 in league matches.

Senior Manuel Barroetavena (Buenos Aires, Argentina) scored the lone point for the Mocs in today’s loss. He defeated Alex Christ (7-6 (5), 6-2) at No. 2 singles. It was his third straight singles win, improving to 11-3 in the spring and a team-best 18-8 overall.

Barroetavena and fellow senior Jackson Tresnan (Apopka, Fla.) scored UTC’s only other win in doubles action. They defeated Luke Synn and Andrew Mellow (8-4) at No. 3. It was their fifth straight doubles win as they improve to 5-0 in SoCon action.

The Mocs stay on the road for tomorrow’s match against Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. at Noon. Check back to GoMocs.com for full details tomorrow.

Furman 6, Chattanooga 1
Mar 29, 2013 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center)
Doubles competition
1. Alex Christ/Matt Browne (FUR) def. Ankit Chopra/John Peacey (UTC) 8-4
2. Jacob Behal/Tyler Droll (FUR) def. Roberto Vieira/William Disterdick (UTC) 8-3
3. Manuel Barroetavena/Jackson Tresnan (UTC) def. Luke Synn/Andrew Mellow (FUR) 8-4

Singles competition
1. Andrew Mellow (FUR) def. Roberto Vieira (UTC) 6-4, 7-5
2. Manuel Barroetavena (UTC) def. Alex Christ (FUR) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
3. Matt Browne (FUR) def. Ankit Chopra (UTC) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
4. Jacob Behal (FUR) def. Chris Smith (UTC) 6-2, 6-2
5. Luke Synn (FUR) def. Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
6. Tyler Droll (FUR) def. Jackson Tresnan (UTC) 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 1-0 (10-6)


National Prep Wrestling: Baylor’s Khamari Whimper Wins National Title

Led by national champion Khamari Whimper of Baylor, 11 Tennessee wrestlers earned All-American honors (placing top 8) at the 82nd Annual National Prep Wrestling Championship held this past weekend at Lehigh (Pa.) University.   Fifteen D-II wrestlers from Baylor, Christian Brothers, Father Ryan, MBA and McCallie wrestled under the banner of Team Tennessee and competed ... (click for more)

Lady Vols Upset Mississippi State, 82-64

Tennessee earned one of the biggest wins of the Holly Warlick era on Sunday, defeating #3/2 Mississippi State, 82-64, at Humphrey Coliseum. Jaime Nared paved the way for UT's offense, dropping a career-high 30 points and nine rebounds. Diamond DeShields posted an all-around performance with 20 points, six assists and five rebounds. The win marked the first victory over a ... (click for more)

2 Homes Totally Destroyed By Fire On Sunday In Separate Blazes

Two homes were totally destroyed by fire in separate blazes on Sunday afternoon. At  5 p.m. , a neighbor called 911 reporting a house fire at 3910 Fairmont Pike on Signal Mountain. Walden's Ridge Emergency Services responded and arrived on the scene reporting a fully involved house fire. A mutual aid response was requested for additional manpower and apparatus ... (click for more)

Signal School Study Says Under Own School System Much More Could Go To The Classroom; Lennon Says Getting Land, Buildings A Major Issue

A panel studying a new school system operated by Signal Mountain concluded that much more money could go directly into the classroom, helping students further increase their potential.   However, County School Board member Kathy Lennon said how the town would be able to acquire the land and buildings is a major issue.   A group of Signal Mountain residents ... (click for more)

Embrace America

Okay, Hollywierd we get it. The world of entertainment and cinema arts do not support President Trump. But for all their derisive and divisive speech, truth remains. People who support conservative values do not hate children, we do not hate immigrants, we do not hate other races and ethnicities although that is all you trumpet at every opportunity.  What we do support ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Eye Of The Storm

There is a very serious building in Norman, Okla., that houses the nation’s Storm Prediction Center for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service. According to a Four-Day Forecast released on Sunday, north Alabama and the Chattanooga area are in the middle of the bulls eye for the United States. Yes, it was about 40 degrees and sunny ... (click for more)