Mocs Tennis Earn Five Wins At Louisville Fall Invitational

Friday, October 19, 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's tennis team scored five wins on the opening day of the Louisville Fall Invitational today. 

Freshman Tomas Rodriguez continued his hot start to his collegiate career with two more wins today.  He defeated Ball State's Mark Guzina (6-4, 6-3) in the opening round of the A Singles.  He then advanced to the semifinals with a (7-5, 6-3) win over Lipscomb's Jorge Ortegon. 

Sophomore Kaisei Kuroki added the other singles win in the opening match of the D Singles bracket.  He defeated Bellarmine's Nick Johnson (7-5, 7-5).

Rodriguez teamed with Kuroki for an 8-4 win against Austin Peay's Edison and Andersson.  Senior Paul LaHue and freshman Bo Nash also had a win in the D Doubles.  They played a mixed team of Illinois State's Zacharias Rasmusson and Bellarmine's Andrew Jones (8-4).

Updated draws are at the top of the page.  Be sure to check back tomorrow for more results at the conclusion of play. 

A Singles
Tomas Rodriguez (UTC) def.
Mark Guzina (BSU) – 6-4, 6-3
Tomas Rodriguez (UTC) def. Jorge Ortegon (LIP) – 7-5, 6-3

C Singles
Fredrik Moe (Louisville) def. Bo Nash (UTC) – 6-2, 6-2

D Singles
Kaisei Kuroki (UTC) def. Nick Johnson (Bellarmine) – 7-5, 7-5
Tom Carney (BSU) def. Kaisei Kuroki (UTC) – 6-3, 6-2
Dominic Macaluso (Xavier) def. Paul LaHue (UTC) – 6-0, 6-1

B Doubles
Tomas Rodriguez/Kaisei Kuroki (UTC) def. Christian Alvin Edison & Oliver Andersson (APSU) – 8-4

D Doubles 
Paul LaHue/Bo Nash (UTC) def. Zacharias Rasmusson (Ill. St.)/Andrew Jones (Bellarmine) – 8-4

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