Mocs Drop Season Opener at MTSU
(GOMOCS.COM) The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team dropped its season opener at Middle Tennessee today. The Mocs scored a win at No. 1 doubles, but lost the match 7-0.
That is the only match the Mocs would win today, as the Blue Raiders took the doubles point and the six singles matches. Junior Lucas Plesky fought hard at No. 1 before falling to Zyhmantovich (6-4, 7-6).
UTC opens its home season next weekend at the Racquet Club. The Mocs host Tennessee Wesleyan at 1:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) on Saturday, Jan. 23. Check the men’s tennis schedule on GoMocs.com for a link to live scoring.
Middle Tennessee 7, Chattanooga 0
1/16/2016 at Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Adams Tennis Complex)
1. John Peacey/Pablo Llebeili (UTC) def. Dima Zyhmantovich/Gonzalo Morell (MT) 6-0
2. Miguel Negre/Gian Issa (MT) def. Nick Wingord/Lucas Plesky (UTC) 6-1
3. Ayed Zatar Cordero/Robin Riethmueller (MT) def. Luke Saunders/Michael Birnbaum (UTC) 6-1
1. Dima Zyhmantovich (MT) def. Lucas Plesky (UTC) 6-4, 7-6
2. Gonzalo Morell (MT) def. John Peacey (UTC) 6-4, 6-2
3. Robin Riethmueller (MT) def. Nick Wingord (UTC) 6-4, 6-0
4. Gian Issa (MT) def. Luke Saunders (UTC) 7-5, 6-4
5. Miguel Negre (MT) def. Pablo Llebeili (UTC) 6-2, 6-4
6. Ayed Zatar Cordero (MT) def. Paul LaHue (UTC) 6-1, 6-2
Middle Tennessee 1-0
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,5,3,2,4,1)