Women's Tennis Wins Five of Six Singles Matches at

Oct. 10, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ( - Several Knights were in action Friday to kick off day one of the North Florida Fall Invitational. Four players took part in three singles draws and they combined to go 5-1 as they all were able to stay alive for day two Saturday.

Sophomore Alexis Rodriguez represented UCF in flight A and promptly defeated UAB's Paula Alvarez Pino, 7-5, 6-4. Rodriguez then reached the quarterfinals after Indiana's Charlotte Martin withdrew for an injury.

Over in B singles, freshman Allison Hodges got past Samford's Lindsey Mallory in two sets, 7-5, 6-1, and even though classmate Jenna Doerfler fell in her first-round match, she rebounded to defeat Jacksonville's Virginia Iwinski in the consolation round, 6-4, 6-1.

And in C singles, sophomore Taylor Dubins edged FGCU's Jen Evans in the first set, 7-5, only to shutout her opponent in the second set, 6-0.

While in the quarters in singles, Rodriguez posted two wins in doubles as well. Teaming with Doerfler, the duo topped Bethune-Cookman's Brittany Davis and Jeneice Ward, 8-1, in the opening match of B doubles, and then got past Samford's Mallory and Kristen Lewis, 8-4.

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UCF Day One Results at the UNF Fall InvitationalA SinglesAlexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Paula Alvarez Pino (UAB) 7-5, 6-4Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Charlotte Martin (IU) WD
B SinglesAllison Hodges (UCF) def. Lindsey Mallory (Samford) 7-5, 6-1Shereen Peterson-Paul (B-CU) def. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) 7-6(4), 6-3
B Singles ConsolationJenna Doerfler (UCF) def. Virginia Iwinski (JU) 6-4, 6-1
C SinglesTaylor Dubins (UCF) def. Jen Evans (FGCU) 7-5, 6-0
A DoublesLindsey Mallory / Taylor Morgan (Samford) def. Jenny Frisell / Allison Hodges (UCF) 9-7
B DoublesJenna Doerfler / Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Brittany Davis / Jeneice Ward (B-CU) 8-1Jenna Doerfler / Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Emily Mallory / Kristin Lewis (Samford) 8-4Jessica Fuller / Melanie Rolle (GSU) def. Taylor Dubins (UCF) / Megan Matter (IU) 8-4