Women's Tennis Picks Up its 10th Win of the Season


GO KNIGHTS Sofia Baptista earned a straight-set win at the No. 6 singles spot.
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Sofia Baptista earned a straight-set win at the No. 6 singles spot.
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March 16, 2013

Final Stats

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By Brian Ormiston
UCFAthletics.com

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Improving to 7-0 at home, the UCF women's tennis team collected a 5-2 victory against Boston University Saturday at the UCF Tennis Complex. The Knights improved to 10-5 on the year, giving the program its 22nd-straight season where it posted at least 10 victories.

Doubles would be decided at the No. 2 position after the two programs split matches at No. 1 and No. 3. UCF earned the victory at the top spot vs. the Terriers (6-5) when Genevieve Lorbergs and Josephine Haraldson thumped Leonie-Charlotte Athanasiadis and Jessi Linero, 8-1. That boosted the duo's record to 17-8 overall as well as 10-4 at the No. 1 doubles position.

To close out doubles play and provide their team with the 1-0 lead, Caroline Eberhart and Courtney Griffith teamed up for an 8-6 decision over Vivien Laszloffy and Sami Lieb.

The two programs split the first two points in singles play as well, with the Black and Gold holding a 2-1 advantage after Eberhart's 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 4 against Athanasiadis. That gave the freshman her 22nd victory in just her first season at the collegiate level as she boasts a 22-7 singles record in 2012-13 (Statistics updated 3/22).

UCF then went on to claim the next three matches in straight sets to secure its 10th team victory of 2013. Over at No. 6, Sofia Baptista notched a 6-2, 6-4 win vs. Kim McCallum, Griffith earned a 6-3, 6-1 victory at No. 5 against Linero and Lorbergs downed Lauren Davis at No. 1, 6-4, 6-2.

UCF will be away from competition for almost two weeks, and it will return to action March 29 at East Carolina and March 31 at UNC-Wilmington.

Tennis Match Results
Boston University vs UCF
Mar 16, 2013 at Orlando, Fla.

UCF 5, Boston University 2

Singles competition 1. Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) def. Lauren Davis (BOSTONU) 6-4, 6-2 2. Vivien Laszloffy (BOSTONU) def. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) 6-1, 6-1 3. Sami Lieb (BOSTONU) def. Josephine Haraldson (UCF) 6-3, 6-4 4. Caroline Eberhart (UCF) def. L. Athanasiadis (BOSTONU) 6-2, 6-0 5. Courtney Griffith (UCF) def. Jessi Linero (BOSTONU) 6-3, 6-1 6. Sofia Baptista (UCF) def. Kim McCallum (BOSTONU) 6-2, 6-4

Doubles competition 1. Genevieve Lorbergs/Josephine Haraldson (UCF) def. L. Athanasiadis/Jessi Linero (BOSTONU) 8-1 2. Caroline Eberhart/Courtney Griffith (UCF) def. Vivien Laszloffy/Sami Lieb (BOSTONU) 8-6 3. Lauren Davis/Kim McCallum (BOSTONU) def. Sofia Baptista/Jenna Doerfler (UCF) 8-2

Match Notes: Boston University 6-5 UCF 10-5

 

 

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