CHATTANOOGA — The Chattanooga Mocs men’s tennis team posted a 6-1 victory over UNCG at the regular season finale on Saturday afternoon at the UTC Tennis Center.
Following the win, Chattanooga ends the regular season with a 7-15 overall record and a 4-3 tally inside SoCon play. The Mocs Will Claim No. Chattanooga at the Champions Club at the 4 seed next week’s SoCon Tournament. UNCG finishes 6-15 and 3-4 in league play.
“This is an important match for us, setting up the best seeding possible for next week’s SoCon Tournament,” said the head coach. Chuck Merzbacher.
“I think everyone competed very well today with no doubles and no singles at all. Definitely a full team win across the board.”
Chattanooga is a duo with all three matches sweeping after the doubles point Simon Labbe and Jordan McClure at clinching 3 spot by a 7-6 tie-breaking decision.
In singles play, UTC saw victories coming from the top three spots Tomas Rodriguez, Kerim Hyatt and Labbe, respectively. McClure and Ryan Mudre each collected wins at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively, to aid the team’s winning efforts.
The fourth-seeded Chattanooga Mocs will face No. 5 Wofford opens the opening round of the SoCon Tournament on Thursday, April 21 at 1:00 pm ET at The Champions Club. More information will be available before leading up.
Chattanooga 6, UNC Greensboro 1
4/16/2022 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (UTC Tennis Center)
1. Tomas Rodriguez (UTC) Def. Nico Grewe (UNCGM) 6-2, 6-2
2. Kerim Hyatt (UTC) Def. Alex Zuckerman (UNCGM) 6-2, 6-4
3. Simon Labbe (UTC) Def. Hugh Knapp (UNCGM) 6-1, 6-2
4. Roger Rogowski (UNCGM) def. Peyton Gatti (UTC) 3-6, 6-4, 2-1
5. Jordan McClure (UTC) Def. Christopher Johns (UNCGM) 6-1, 6-4
6. Ryan Mudre (UTC) Def. David Flisberg (UNCGM) 7-6, 6-0
1. Tomas Rodriguez/Peyton Gatti (UTC) Def. Nico Grewe / Roger Rogowski (UNCGM) 6-3
2. Kerim Hyatt/Kaisei Kuroki (UTC) Def. Christopher Johns / Alex Zuckerman (UNCGM) 7-6
3. Simon Labbe/Jordan McClure (UTC) Def. Hugh Knapp / Cooper Wyett (UNCGM) 7-6
UNC Greensboro 6-15, 3-4 SoCon
Chattanooga 7-15, 4-3 SoCon
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (3,1,5,2,6,4)
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