UTC Men's Tennis Team Visits Jacksonville State, North Alabama

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team takes on Jacksonville State and North Alabama in non-conference action this weekend.  The Mocs visit the Gamecocks on Friday, Feb.

21 before hosting the Lions on Saturday, Feb. 22. 

Chattanooga is currently 1-4 and looking to snap a three-match skid this weekend.  UTC travels to Jacksonville, Ala., to take on the Gamecocks on Friday at 2:00 p.m. (E.S.T.). 

JSU is 3-4 overall with wins in three of its last four matches.  The Gamecocks lost to Samford (5-2) in their last outing on Wednesday. 

UTC is 12-5 all-time against JSU, including wins in each of the last three meetings.  These two teams have played each of the last five years, and the Mocs are 3-1 all-time on the road.  Chattanooga scored a 6-1 win in in last year’s contest on Feb. 2 at the Hixson Racquet Club. 

The Mocs are 6-0 all-time against North Alabama and have played the Lions in each of the last three seasons.  The Mocs won last year’s match 7-0 on Feb. 3 at the Hixson Racquet Club.  Members of the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference, North Alabama is off to a 1-1 start this season. 

First serve against UNA is set for 2:00 p.m. on the UTC Tennis Courts on Saturday.  Live scoring is available on the men’s tennis schedule page on GoMocs.com.


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