CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Covenant men's tennis team fell, 7-0, to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Wednesday evening at the UTC Tennis Courts.
The match was played as an exhibition for the Scots but was a regular season contest for Division I Chattanooga (13-10).
The Mocs swept doubles play to pick up the point. Per Division I rules, doubles play counted as a single point.
Niklas Gerdes and Tomas Rodriguez swept Paxton Haggerty and Trey Wood 6-0 at one doubles. Luke Plaisted and Pablo Llebeili won over Logan Hull and Chris Morton 6-1 at the two spot to take the doulbes point for the Mocs.
Chattanooga continued their controlling play taking the singles matches.
Jacob Marshall was able to clinch the match for the hosts at four singles over Morton 6-0, 6-0 and take a 4-0 match lead.
Haggerty showed fight playing Kerim Hyatt to a 6-2, 6-2 loss at the two slot. Kelly continued to battle at six singles dropping set one 6-2, before falling 6-3 in the second set to Bo Nash.
The Scots return to conference play as they travel to Montgomery, Ala. to take on Huntingdon beginning at 3:30 p.m.
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