The College of Tennessee at Chattanooga males’s tennis workforce continues Southern Convention motion with a pair of matches this weekend. The Mocs journey to Samford on Friday, April 9, and host Mercer on Sunday, April 11.
First serve towards the Bulldogs is ready for 3:00 p.m.
(E.D.T.) in Birmingham, Ala. Match time towards the Bears is Midday on the UTC Tennis Heart. A hyperlink for dwell scoring on the Mercer match is obtainable on the lads’s tennis schedule web page on GoMocs.com.
UTC is at the moment 7-9 general and 2-2 in SoCon motion. The Mocs are fifth within the league standings behind ETSU (8-6, 5-0 SoCon), Samford (11-6, 4-0), Furman (7-11, 4-2) and Mercer (10-12, 3-2). Solely the highest 4 groups advance to the SoCon Event at Samford on April 23-24.
Chattanooga is coming off a 5-2 win at Belmont on Monday and has three league duals left on the schedule. Along with this weekend’s matches, UTC additionally faces SoCon-foe UNCG on April 17 and Covenant School on April 20 in non-conference motion.
Sophomore Tomas Rodriguez leads the workforce with an 18-9 singles document and a 9-7 mark at No. 1. His profession singles document of 62-29 is 2 wins shy of tying Badr Bouabdellah (64-30 – 2005-08) for ninth place on the Mocs’ all-time wins listing.
Rodriguez additionally leads the Mocs with a 15-10 doubles document and has gained 5 in a row at No. 1 with freshman Peyton Gatti. Collectively they’re 8-5 on the high spot within the doubles lineup. Rodriguez is 54-24 in doubles in his profession, two wins shy of tying Mark Fynn (56-36 – 2004-07) and Brian Redmond (56-21 – 1982-85) for ninth on the Mocs’ all-time wins listing.
Freshman Jeffrey Dewald has gained two in a row in singles play, whereas sophomore Simon Labbe is as much as 5-3 at No. 4 within the spring. Senior Turner Voges is 9-5 at No. 2, and sophomore Kerim Hyatt has the identical mark at No. 3.
UTC is 19-21 within the all-time collection towards Samford that dates again to 1921. UTC gained the final assembly 5-2 on April 3, 2019, in Birmingham, Ala. That snapped a nine-match run for the Bulldogs towards the Mocs.
Chattanooga is 3-9 all-time towards Mercer and attempting to snap an eight-match slide within the collection. UTC’s final win towards the Bears was a 6-1 victory at house on March 4, 2008. Mercer gained final yr’s assembly 4-3 in Macon, Ga., on March 8.