Mocs Win 7-0 Over Lee Flames

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team snapped a three-match losing streak with a 7-0 sweep of Lee University Wednesday.  The Mocs won all 10 matches on a beautiful afternoon at the UTC Tennis Courts.

Today’s dual with the Flames of the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference is a make-up contest from earlier in the season.  UTC improves to 6-10 overall while Lee drops to 1-11.

The Mocs jumped out to a 1-0 lead after taking all three doubles matches.  Junior Pavels Grigorjevs and sophomore John Peacey teamed together at No. 1 for the first time and scored an 8-7 win over Lee’s Richard Gamble and Daniel Hardesty.  Sophomores Luke Saunders and Gino Delavalle improved to 2-1 with their win at No. 2 while freshmen Austin Boaz and Derrick Brown  evened their record at 4-4 with a win at No. 3.

The Mocs took the match with three quick singles wins.  Peacey shut out Kavin Tan (6-0, 6-0) at No. 4, followed by Brown’s (6-1, 6-1) win over Andre Ishida at No. 6.  Grigorjevs closed out the dual with a (6-0, 6-2) win over Alberto Calle at the top spot.  Saunders, Delavalle and Boaz also had singles wins on the day.

The Mocs are back on the court on Friday, April 6, against Georgia Southern at 2:00 p.m.

Chattanooga 7, Lee University 0
Apr 02, 2014 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (UTC Tennis Courts)
Singles competition
1. Pavels Grigorjevs (UTC) def. Alberto Calle (LEE) 6-0, 6-2
2. Luke Saunders (UTC) def. Richard Gamble (LEE) 6-1, 6-2
3. Gino Delavalle (UTC) def. Daniel Hardesty (LEE) 6-3, 6-2
4. John Peacey (UTC) def. Kevin Tan (LEE) 6-0, 6-0
5. Austin Boaz (UTC) def. Vincent Audy (LEE) 3-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-6)
6. Derrick Brown (UTC) def. Andre Ishida (LEE) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Pavels Grigorjevs/John Peacey (UTC) def. Richard Gamble/Daniel Hardesty (LEE) 8-7
2. Luke Saunders/Gino Delavalle (UTC) def. Westley Lemke/Alberto Calle (LEE) 8-3
3. Austin Boaz/Derrick Brown (UTC) def. Kevin Tan/Vincent Audy (LEE) 8-6

Match Notes
Lee University 1-11
Chattanooga 6-10
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,6,1,3,2,5)
T-2:40 A-37


UTC Uses Wits, Solid D to Stop NC A&T, 58-43

“I plan to sleep for two days, but will be ready to open presents on Thursday (Christmas Day).” UTC senior Ka’vonne Towns in response to being asked her plans for the short Christmas break   English writer and poet Rudyard Kipling must have moon-lighted as a defensive-minded basketball coach. Maybe he was thinking a century ahead (he died in 1936) and ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Elite AAU Boys Tryouts Set

Chattanooga Elite AAU boys tryouts for the 2015 season will be Jan.10 for grades 6, 7, 8 and Jan. 11 for grades 4th and 5th. Contact Edmund Baulding 4233144230 or Chattanoogaelitebasketball. weebly.com for more info. (click for more)

Police Looking For Scruggs In Stabbing Of Man, Woman

Police are looking for 30-year-old Sean Michael Scruggs in the stabbing of a man and a woman. The victims were listed as Charde N. Joseph, 27, and Kameron Sales, 18. They suffered non-life threatening injuries. Warrants are on file for Scruggs for especially aggravated burglary, attempted murder, aggravated assault (domestic) and vandalism. The incident took place on ... (click for more)

Bobby Dodd Lawsuit Against City Moved To Federal Court

A lawsuit brought by former Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd against the city of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Fire and Police Pension Fund over his pension has been moved to Federal Court. The lawsuit was earlier filed in Chancery Court by attorneys Jerry Tidwell and Adam Izell. The suit says former Chief Dodd opted for a plan that would have half of his pension go to ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place - And Response

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 10 Tasks For This Week

In 1993 a 95-year-old man named William Snell created a list called “Life’s Little Instructions.” His list has swirled around in the Internet ever since and it is, indeed, a delightful checklist to keep us focused in the right direction. Curiously, when I read over it this past weekend, it dawned on me that if each of us would try to accomplish just 10 items on Mr. Snell’s list ... (click for more)