UCF Women's Tennis Hands UTEP 6-1 Loss


March 22, 2008

Final Stats

ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Three quick doubles victories paved the way towards a 6-1 win for the UCF women's tennis team over UTEP Saturday at the UCF Tennis Complex. The Knights went on to claim five singles matches in straight sets en route to improving their record to 8-7 on the year.

UTEP dropped to 8-8, as it was able to pick up just one point in singles due to an injury retirement.

Doubles opened up with UCF grabbing the early momentum to move out to a 1-0 overall lead. Senior Kyla McNicol and freshman Jenny Frisell got past Megan Pritchard and Harmonie Chatagner at No. 1, 8-3. At No. 2, senior Jennifer Carati and junior Elvira Serrot stretched their record to 15-6 with an 8-2 triumph over Ximena Fuentes and Marina Deluca. Picking up their 10th win together, senior Anna Yakimchenkova and junior Kenza Belbacha defeated Vicky Michaud and Amber Brightly at No. 3, 8-4.

UCF continued its strong play in singles action. Frisell notched her third 6-0, 6-0 win of 2007-08 by flying by Deluca at No. 1. Serrot came close to posting double bagels as well, topping Pritchard at No. 2, 6-0, 6-1. At the No. 3 spot, McNicol had little trouble in a 6-2, 6-1 victory vs. Fuentes, while Yakimchenkova earned a 6-3, 6-1 win against Brightly at No. 5. Carati also secured in a win in singles, posting a 6-1, 6-1 decision over Chatagner at No. 6.

Weekend action for the Knights wraps up Sunday with a noon meeting against Wisconsin.

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UCF 6, UTEP 1Doubles competition1. Jenny Frisell/Kyla McNicol (UCF) def. Megan Pritchard/Harmonie Chatagner (UTEP) 8-32. Jennifer Carati/Elvira Serrot (UCF) def. Ximena Fuentes/Marina Deluca (UTEP) 8-23. Kenza Belbacha/Anna Yakimchenkova (UCF) def. Vicky Michaud/Amber Brightly (UTEP) 8-4
Singles competition1. Jenny Frisell (UCF) def. Marina Deluca (UTEP) 6-0, 6-02. Elvira Serrot (UCF) def. Megan Pritchard (UTEP) 6-0, 6-13. Kyla McNicol (UCF) def. Ximena Fuentes (UTEP) 6-2, 6-14. Vicky Michaud (UTEP) def. Kenza Belbacha (UCF) 5-5, retired5. Anna Yakimchenkova (UCF) def. Amber Brightly (UTEP) 6-3, 6-16. Jennifer Carati (UCF) def. Harmonie Chatagner (UTEP) 6-1, 6-1
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