Chattanooga falls to Arkansas
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 04/15/2019
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Chattanooga's Delaney Edwards
Courtesy: Chattanooga Media Relations

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.  - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team wrapped up the 2019 regular season with a 4-0 loss to No. 44 Arkansas at McCallie's Strang-Voges Tennis Center tonight.  The Razorbacks were a late addition to the schedule after Alabama-Huntsville cancelled the previously scheduled match for Sunday.

The two teams played clinch in singles and doubles, accounting for the 2-hour affair.  Sophomores Bogdana Zaporozhets and Emma Van Hee were both leading their first sets at No. 3 and No. 5, respectively, when the outcome was decided. 

Next up for the Mocs (8-12, 1-6 SoCon) is the Southern Conference Tournament in Macon, Ga.  UTC opens against No. 1 seed Furman on Thursday, April 18, at 8:30 a.m. (E.D.T.).  A link for live scoring will be posted on the women's tennis schedule page on

#44 Arkansas 4, Chattanooga 0
04/14/2019 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (Strang-Voges Tennis Center)
Singles competition

1. Delaney Edwards (UTC) vs. #88 Martina Zerulo (ARK) 3-6, 1-4, unfinished
2. #86 Tatum Rice (ARK) def. Polina Goloputova (UTC) 7-5, 6-1
3. Bogdana Zaporozhets (UTC) vs. Lauren Alter (ARK) 7-6 (9-7), unfinished
4. Miruna Tudor (ARK) def. Caroline Hall (UTC) 6-3, 6-2
5. Emma Van Hee (UTC) vs. Laura Rijkers (ARK) 6-4, 0-1, unfinished
6. Thea Rice (ARK) def. Lilly Holmes (UTC) 4-0, retired

Doubles competition
1. Polina Goloputova/Bogdana Zaporozhets (UTC) vs. Lauren Alter/Tatum Rice (ARK) 4-3, unfinished
2. Thea Rice/Martina Zerulo (ARK) def. Delaney Edwards/Emma Van Hee (UTC) 6-3
3. Laura Rijkers/Miruna Tudor (ARK) def. Caroline Hall/Lilly Holmes (UTC) 6-2

Match Notes
Arkansas 13-13; National ranking #44
Chattanooga 8-12
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (6,4,2)
T-1:42 A-29

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