MT Tennis falls to unbeaten Chattanooga
Blue Raiders take on ETSU this SundayFebruary 1, 2013 · @MTAthletics
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee women's tennis held it's on early, but was shutout in a 7-0 loss to the Chattanooga Mocs on Friday evening at the Hixson Racquet Club.
The Blue Raiders (1-3) lost the doubles point with a tie breaker and then lost all five doubles points as Chattanooga (3-0) remained unbeaten.
Nayara Moraes and Irinia Constantinide picked up MT's only win of the day at No. 2 doubles with an 8-3 victory against Chadwell Kaylene and Jenna Nurik. UTC evened up the doubles contest when Kelsey Coots and Kayla Jones won 8-3 over Carla Nava and Yuiri Nomoto.
Clair Mulyadi picked up UTC's first doubles point with a straight set sweep of Alexandra Torres (6-0, 6-0) at the six position. Moraes dropped a 6-1, 6-3 contest to the Mocs' Coots at No. 5, while Nomoto fell to Nurik, 6-2, 6-4 in the one spot.
In No. 2 singles, Chadwell defeated freshman Irina Constantinide, 6-3, 6-3. Nagayama won her first set 7-6 (4-7), but lost the remaining match 6-3 and 1-0 (10-5) in a tiebreaker. Flynn completed a shutout for UTC with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) win over Nava.
Middle Tennessee opens its dual match season at home against ETSU this Sunday, Feb. 3 with an 11 a.m. contest against ETSU inside Nashboro Village.
Chattanooga 7, Middle Tennessee 0
1. Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. Nomoto, Yuiri (MT) 6-2, 6-4
2. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Constantinide, Irina (MT) 6-3, 6-3
3. Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Nagayama, Flavia (MT) 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 1-0 (10-5)
4. Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Nava, Carla (MT) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
5. Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Moraes, Nayara (MT) 6-1, 6-3
6. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. Torres, Alexandra (MT) 6-0, 6-0
1. Kelsey Coots/Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Nava, Carla/Nomoto, Yuiri (MT) 8-3
2. Moraes, Nayara/Constantinide, Irina (MT) def. Kaylene Chadwell/Jenna Nurik (UTC) 8-3
3. Alexa Flynn/Katie Polk (UTC) def. Nagayama, Flavia/Torres, Alexandra (MT) 8-7 (7-3)
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