UTC Tennis Wins 5-2 Over Wofford

Sunday, March 4, 2018
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team improved to 2-0 in Southern Conference action with a 5-2 win against Wofford today.  The Mocs (6-4, 2-0 SoCon) defeated the Terriers for their second win in a row at the Baylor School Courts in Chattanooga. 

UTC took the doubles point with wins at No. 2 and No. 3.  Junior Delaney Edwards and freshman Bogdana Zaporozhets scored a 6-1 win over Lauren Reid and Samantha Russell in the second spot.  Junior Caroline Hall and sophomore Annie Tarwater posted a 6-1 victory against Annie Mayfield and Brittany Wilbur.

Junior Tamri Chalaganidze improved to 3-2 at No. 4 with a (6-0, 6-1) win over Curran Carver, followed by Zaporozhets same score victory against Mayfield at No. 6.  Hall also won at No. 3, (6-2, 6-3) against Reid. 

Senior Samantha Caswell continued her solid play of late with her third win in a row.  She defeated Cassidy Hicks [6-3, 7-6 (1)] at No. 1.

"Any conference win is a big win," stated head coach Chad Camper.  "This team just keeps getting better and excelling.  I still think our best is yet to come when all seven are playing at higher level."

The Mocs are away from Chattanooga for the rest of the month of March.  UTC plays its next four on the road, beginning with a trip to Alabama A&M on Sunday, March 11. 

Chattanooga 5, Wofford 2
Mar 04, 2018 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (Baylor School Courts)
Doubles competition
1. Cassidy Hicks/Jenna Vroman (WOF) def. Samantha Caswell/Emma Van Hee (UTC) 6-4
2. Bogdana Zaporozhets/Delaney Edwards (UTC) def. Lauren Reid/Samantha Russell (WOF) 6-1
3. Caroline Hall/Annie Tarwater (UTC) def. Annie Mayfield/Brittany Wilbur (WOF) 6-1

Singles competition
1. Samantha Caswell (UTC) def. Cassidy Hicks (WOF) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)
2. Jenna Vroman (WOF) def. Delaney Edwards (UTC) 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 1-0 (10-4)
3. Caroline Hall (UTC) def. Lauren Reid (WOF) 6-2, 6-3
4. Tamri Chalaganidze (UTC) def. Curran Carver (WOF) 6-0, 6-1
5. Brittany Wilbur (WOF) def. Emma Van Hee (UTC) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
6. Bogdana Zaporozhets (UTC) def. Annie Mayfield (WOF) 6-0, 6-1


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