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Topped by the Mocs

Topped by the Mocs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Belmont women's tennis team fell to the Chattanooga Mocs, 5-2, at the Strang-Voges Tennis Center Friday evening.

After dropping the first match of doubles, the sophomore duo of Peyton Lee and Somer Henry knotted the competition up for the Bruins with a 6-4 win in the No. 1 spot. Still, the Mocs came away with the doubles point, as sophomore Lauren Carelli and junior Drew Hawkins dropped a 7-6 battle in the No. 2 position. 

Lee grabbed Belmont's first single victory on the day at the second spot with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Caroline Gibbens of Chattanooga. The Mocs clinched the overall victory on court one, as Henry dropped in a three-set battle to Chattanooga's Jessie Young. Junior Erin Allen closed out the night by grabbing a singles point for the Bruins in the No. 2 position 6-4, 6-1. 

UP NEXT: Belmont (2-2) stays in Chattanooga to take on USC Upstate at Strang-Voges Tennis Center on Sunday. First serve is set for 9 a.m.



Singles Competition

1. Jessie Young (UTC) def. Somer Henry (BEL) – 1-6, 6-2, 6-0

2. Peyton Lee (BEL) def. Caroline Gibbens (UTC) – 6-4, 6-1 

3. Erin Allen (BEL) def. Bogdana Zaporozhets (UTC) – 6-7, 6-4, 10-8

4. Emma Van Hee (UTC) def. Drew Hawkins (BEL) – 6-2, 6-1

5. Lily Holmes (UTC) def. Terra Sheldon (BEL) – 6-2, 6-3 

6. Callie Billman (UTC) def. Maria Plaksina (BEL) – 6-2, 5-7, 10-7

Order of Finish: 5, 2, 4, 1, 6, 3


Doubles Competition

1. Peyton Lee/Somer Henry (BEL) def. Emma Van Hee/Caroline Gibbens – 6-4

2. Bogdana Zaporozhets/Jessie Young (UTC) def. Lauren Carelli/Drew Hawkins (BEL) – 7-6

3. Lily Holmes/Callie Billman (UTC) def. Erin Allen/Terra Sheldon (BEL) – 6-1

Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2