Women's Tennis Handed 5-2 Loss by Wisconsin

March 23, 2008

Final Stats

ORLANDO, Fla. ( - UCF wrapped up its longest home stand of the season when the women's tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Wisconsin Sunday at the UCF Tennis Complex. The match served as the fifth-straight home contest for the Knights, which dropped their record to 8-8 on the season.

Wisconsin (7-8) secured the 1-0 overall lead by taking two of three doubles matches. However, at the No. 2 spot senior Jennifer Carati and junior Elvira Serrot won their ninth-straight match, defeating Morgan Tuttle and Emese Kardhordo, 8-5. The duo now owns a 16-6 record for 2007-08.

The Badgers then captured four points in singles play to lock up the team win. Notching victories for the Knights, Serrot delivered an impressive 6-0, 6-2 triumph at No. 2 against Kardhordo, while senior Anna Yakimchenkova squeaked by Katya Mirnova at No. 4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-0(10-8).

The Black and Gold returns to action when it travels to Memphis, Tenn., April 4-5 to battle UAB and Memphis.

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Wisconsin 5, UCF 2Doubles competition1. Elizabeth Carpenter/Jessica Seyferth (UW) def. Jenny Frisell/Kyla McNicol (UCF) 8-62. Jennifer Carati/Elvira Serrot (UCF) def. Morgan Tuttle/Emese Kardhordo (UW) 8-53. Chelsea Nusslock/Katya Mirnova (UW) def. Anna Yakimchenkova/Isa Ohlinger (UCF) 8-5
Singles competition1. Elizabeth Carpenter (UW) def. Jenny Frisell (UCF) 6-1, 6-22. Elvira Serrot (UCF) def. Emese Kardhordo (UW) 6-0, 6-23. Jessica Seyferth (UW) def. Kyla McNicol (UCF) 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 (10-7)4. Anna Yakimchenkova (UCF) def. Katya Mirnova (UW) 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8)5. Chelsea Nusslock (UW) def. Jennifer Carati (UCF) 6-4, 6-26. Morgan Tuttle (UW) def. Isa Ohlinger (UCF) 6-2, 6-1
Match Notes:Wisconsin 7-8UCF 8-8