Home Stand Concludes Friday as Women's Tennis Hosts Tennessee Tech

March 5, 2008

ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Following 10-consecutive matches against programs from the Sunshine State, the UCF women's tennis team welcomes Tennessee Tech to town Friday at 2 p.m. The clash with the Golden Eagles will wrap up a three-match home stand for the Knights.

UCF recently posted a 6-1 victory over Florida Atlantic March 1 to improve to 5-5 on the season, and is 3-1 so far at home in 2008. Junior Kenza Belbacha has been leading the Knights in singles as of late, winning her last four matches to bring her record to 10-8. Also victorious in the previous four outings, the doubles combination of senior Jennifer Carati and junior Elvira Serrot are 7-3 at the No. 2 position and are 11-6 together this year.

Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, stands at 2-8 after suffering three-straight losses to Ball State, Memphis and Georgia Southern. Its two victories have occurred against UT-Pan American and Evansville. The Golden Eagles will travel to Boca Raton Thursday before heading to Orlando.

The Knights lead the series 1-0, as they traveled to Cookeville, Tenn., April 5, 2003, and posted a 6-1 win over the Golden Eagles.

Admission for the women's tennis match against TTU at the UCF Tennis Complex is free.

For the latest news and information on the Knights, tickets or apparel log on to www.ucfathletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports. Also check out UCFPhotos.com, the exclusive fan source for UCF action sports pictures.