UCF Women's Tennis Earns 4-0 Shutout at Memphis

April 5, 2008

Final Stats

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( - The UCF women's tennis team wrapped up a perfect weekend in Tennessee Saturday with a 4-0 victory at Memphis. The match was halted when the Knights locked down the deciding fourth point so they could make their flight back to Orlando.

With a 2-0 mark in Memphis, which included a 4-0 shutout vs. UAB a day earlier, UCF improved its overall record to 10-8 on the year. The Tigers fell to 8-11 with the loss.

UCF kick-started the afternoon by claiming both doubles decision against Memphis. Senior Anna Yakimchenkova and junior Kenza Belbacha won their fifth-straight match by defeating Dara Toulch and Lindsey Wiseman at No. 3, 8-2. At No. 1, senior Kyla McNicol and freshman Jenny Frisell also collected a win with an 8-5 performance over Ashley Murdock and Marjorie Ondeck.

When singles play got underway, the Knights quickly took commanding leads and did not look back. McNicol posted a 6-1, 6-3 triumph over Amanda Brown at No. 3 to move her record to 16-8. At No. 4, Yakimchenkova won her fourth-consecutive match with a 6-1, 6-1 victory against Wiseman. And at No. 5, Belbacha picked up her 13th win by topping Kristin Chamberlain, 6-2, 6-2. Frisell, junior Elvira Serrot and senior Jennifer Carati were all leading in their respective matches when play was halted.

The Knights will conclude the regular season at home with senior day on tap Friday, April 11, against Stetson. First serve is slated for 2 p.m.

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UCF 4, Memphis 0Doubles competition1. Jenny Frisell/Kyla McNicol (UCF) def. Ashley Murdock/Marjorie Ondeck (MEMPHIS) 8-52. Ekin Zafir/Kristin Chamberlain (MEMPHIS) vs. Jennifer Carati/Elvira Serrot (UCF) 0-0, unfinished3. Anna Yakimchenkova/Kenza Belbacha (UCF) def. Dara Toulch/Lindsey Wiseman (MEMPHIS) 8-2
Singles competition1. Ashley Murdock (MEMPHIS) vs. Jenny Frisell (UCF) 2-6, 3-5, unfinished2. Marjorie Ondeck (MEMPHIS) vs. Elvira Serrot (UCF) 3-6, 1-4, unfinished3. Kyla McNicol (UCF) def. Amanda Brown (MEMPHIS) 6-1, 6-34. Anna Yakimchenkova (UCF) def. Lindsey Wiseman (MEMPHIS) 6-1, 6-15. Kenza Belbacha (UCF) def. Kristin Chamberlain (MEMPHIS) 6-2, 6-26. Dara Toulch (MEMPHIS) vs. Isa Ohlinger (UCF) 1-6, 3-5, unfinished
Match Notes:UCF 10-8Memphis 8-11Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (4,5,3)