Feb. 25, 2012
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By Brian Ormiston
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Facing its fourth top-20 opponent in its first 10 matches of the 2012 season, the UCF women's tennis team fell to No. 10 Tennessee, 7-0, Saturday at the UCF Tennis Complex. In all, the Knights already have faced six teams in the top 75 of the Campbell's ITA Rankings.
The loss dropped UCF to 3-7 on the year, while the Lady Vols jumped to 9-3.
Tennessee opened up with a 1-0 lead by winning two of the three doubles matches. UCF did pick up a victory at the No. 3 position where Taylor Dubins and Andrea Yacaman topped Jesse Grace and Caitlyn Williams, 8-3.
The visitors then swept the singles lineup which included the Lady Vols having two players ranked in the top-40 in the country. Allison Hodges came close to giving UCF a win but fell to Jesse Grace at No. 6 in a third-set super tie-breaker.
UCF now looks ahead to hosting Michigan State March 2 at 4 p.m. Admission to the UCF Tennis Complex is free.
Tennis Match Results
Tennessee vs UCF
2/25/2012 at Orlando, Fla.
#10 Tennessee 7, UCF 0
1. #34 Brynn Boren (TENN) def. Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) 6-2, 6-3
2. #37 Kata Szekely (TENN) def. Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) 6-2, 6-4
3. Caitlyn Williams (TENN) def. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) 6-4, 6-1
4. Sarah Toti (TENN) def. Taylor Dubins (UCF) 6-4, 6-3
5. Joanna Henderson (TENN) def. Josephine Haraldson (UCF) 7-6 (5), 6-4
6. Jesse Grace (TENN) def. Allison Hodges (UCF) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0
1. #2 Brynn Boren/Sarah Toti (TENN) def. Alexis Rodriguez/Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) 8-3
2. Kata Szekely/Joanna Henderson (TENN) def. Jenna Doerfler/Courtney Griffith (UCF) 8-1
3. Taylor Dubins/Andrea Yacaman (UCF) def. Jesse Grace/Caitlyn Williams (TENN) 8-3
Tennessee 9-3; National ranking #10