Women's Tennis Tops Davidson

Feb. 28, 2005

ORLANDO - UCF battled Davidson to a 4-3 victory in women's tennis action on a windy Monday afternoon at the UCF Tennis Complex. With the win, the Golden Knights improved to 5-6 overall and extended their winning streak to three matches. The Wildcats fell to 4-3.

The two teams started the match with a tough fight for the doubles point. UCF's No. 1 tandem of senior Kristina Lohmos and freshman Kyla McNicol defeated Kelly and Meghan Fillnow, 8-3, before Davidson won at No. 3 by a score of 8-6. The Knights won after junior Pamela Fernandez and sophomore Becky Gordon edged Kelsey Linville and Meggie Patterson, 9-8, with a 7-2 tiebreaker victory at No. 2.

Lohmos also came up with a big singles victory over Kelly Fillnow, taking a 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 win at No. 1. Both freshmen Jennifer Carati and Anna Yakimchenkova defeated their opponents by scores of 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 and No. 6, respectively.

The Golden Knights return to action at Mercer on March 5 at 1 p.m.

1. Kristina Lohmos (UCF) def. Kelly Fillnow (DC), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
2. Meggie Patterson (DC) def. Pamela Fernandez (UCF), 6-5, ret.
3. Kelsey Linville (DC) def. Ola Luczak (UCF), 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
4. Jennifer Carati (UCF) def. Meghan Fillnow (DC), 6-3, 6-3
5. Kate Levitt (DC) def. Kyla McNicol (UCF), 7-5, 4-6, 6-2
6. Anna Yakimchenkova (UCF) def. Kim Whelan (DC), 6-3, 6-3

1. Lohmos/McNicol (UCF) def. K. Fillnow/M. Fillnow (DC), 8-3
2. Fernandez/Becky Gordon (UCF) def. Linville/Patterson (DC), 9-8 (7-2)
3. Borkowski/Whelan (DC) def. Megan Hunter/Ola Luczak (UCF), 8-6