Mocs Tennis Wraps Up Play at Louisville Invite

Sunday, October 15, 2017
 
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team wrapped up play at the Louisville Invite in Louisville, Ky., today.  The Mocs took home one doubles win in the final day of competition.
 
Freshmen Cooper Long and Jacob Marshall defeated Wright State’s Carlos Estrada and William Morton (8-3) in consolation play.  Sophomores Niklas Gerdes and Simon Bustamante lost in the semifinals of the A draw, while junior Pablo Llebeili and freshman Luke Plaisted also lost in the semis of the C bracket. 
 
The Mocs now turn their attention to the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Action takes place Oct. 19-23. 
 
A Doubles 
Heldey/Gomez (Louisville) def. Niklas Gerdes/Simon Bustamante (UTC) – 8-4
 
C Doubles 
Carney/Muhiga (Ball State) def. Pablo Llebeili/Luke Plaisted (UTC) – 8-2
Slade Santilli (Cleveland State) def. Michael Birnbaum/Paul Lahue (UTC) – 6-3
 
Red Draw
Cooper Long/Jacob Marshall (UTC) d. Carlos Estrada/William Morton (WSU) 8-3

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