Five UTC Players on SoCon Women's Tennis Team

Mocs Host SoCon Tourney This Week

Monday, April 14, 2014

Five members of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s tennis team are represented on the All-Southern Conference squad, the league office announced today.  Sophomore Kayla Jones led the Mocs with a first team selection, while two other UTC doubles tandems made the list. 

Jones led the Mocs with a 23-10 singles record.  She was 14-7 at No. 1 this spring and 7-2 in SoCon action.  It is her first All-SoCon recognition after make the league’s all-freshman team last season. 

UTC’s No. 1 doubles team of senior Alexa Flynn and junior Kaylene Chadwell were also honored with first-team recognition.  They were 12-4 this season, including a 10-3 mark at No. 1 and 7-2 in SoCon action.

The Mocs No. 3 team of junior Claire Mulyadi and sophomore Kelsey Coots made the second team.  They were9-2 as a pair in the spring and posted an 8-1 mark in league play. 

UTC is 17-4 overall and finished third in the SoCon race with a 7-2 league tally.  It is the most SoCon wins in a season for the Mocs since 2000 and its best league finish since 2002. 

Chattanooga is hosting the 2014 SoCon Tennis Tournament this week at the Champions Club.  Action for the men and women takes place April 16-19.  The women open with No. 6 seed Georgia Southern on Thursday, April 17, at 3:00 p.m. (E.D.T.).  A link for live scoring will be available on the women’s tennis schedule page on GoMocs.com. 


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