No. 17 Mocs Slither Past Spartans

No. 17 Mocs Slither Past Spartans

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team suffered its first loss of the 2018 season with a setback to No. 17 Florida Southern College.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: No. 17 Florida Southern Moccasins 7, Tampa Spartans 2
Records: Tampa (2-1, 1-1 SSC), Florida Southern (1-0, 1-0 SSC)
Location: Naimoli & Young Family Tennis Complex | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Tampa trails the all-time series 4-49. The Mocs have now won 25 straight over Tampa.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Florida Southern took two of three doubles matches, both by a score of 8-6.
  • The Mocs claimed five of the six singles events with UT taking number four.
  • UT's winning doubles team came at number three as Lilley Nice and Gianna Pinasco prevailed 8-6.
  • Nice also triumphed from her number four singles spot by a 6-3, 6-1 score. 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Nice is now a perfect 5-0 in singles play this season.

UP NEXT:
After playing two matches in as many days, the Spartans take a break before hosting Embry-Riddle on Thursday, February 22 at 3 p.m.

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