Women's Tennis Collects a 5-2 Victory Over UAB


March 14, 2010

Final Stats

By Heather Lancaster

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - After enjoying a week of Spring Break, the UCF women's tennis team returned to defeat UAB, 5-2, on a windy Sunday afternoon. The Knights improved their record to 8-2, while UAB dropped to 7-4 on the season.

"We came out and did not play the greatest doubles," said head coach Stephanie Nickitas. "But, we turned it around and played very well in singles. To know that we can come back and win the match after losing the doubles point is a great confidence booster."

The Knights were not able to collect the doubles point, however sophomores Alexis Rodriguez and Christy Core knocked off Brittany DeFelice and Meanateau Moolman, 8-1, at the No. 2 doubles position.

In singles, Rodriguez recorded another victory against Paula Alvarez, 6-3, 6-3, No. 2. Senior Katie Orletsky posted her fifth-consecutive win beating Jenny Cape in three sets at the No. 6 singles spot, 1-6, 6-0, 6-2. At the No. 1 position, Jenny Frisell claimed a victory over Evelien Strijker, 6-4, 6-2. Meanwhile, freshmen Jenna Doerfler and Allison Hodges dropped only three games or less in their respective singles victories.

UCF will be home once again this week to host New Mexico Wednesday at 4 p.m. and Akron Friday at 4 p.m. Admission to the UCF Tennis Complex is free.

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Tennis Match Results
3/14/2010 at Orlando, Fla.

UCF 5, UAB 2

Singles competition
1. #83 Jenny Frisell (UCF) def. Evelien Strijker (UAB) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Paula Alvarez (UAB) 6-3, 6-3
3. Giorgia Romeo (UAB) def. Andrea Yacaman (UCF) 6-2, 6-1
4. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) def. Menanteau Moolman (UAB) 6-1, 6-2
5. Allison Hodges (UCF) def. Brittany DeFelice (UAB) 6-1, 6-1
6. Katie Orletsky (UCF) def. Jenny Cape (UAB) 1-6, 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Evelien Strijker/Giorgia Romeo (UAB) def. Jenny Frisell/Katie Orletsky (UCF) 8-6
2. Alexis Rodriguez/Christy Core (UCF) def. Brittany DeFelice/Menanteau Moolman (UAB) 8-1
3. Paula Alvarez/Jenny Cape (UAB) def. Taylor Dubins/Allison Hodges (UCF) 8-3

Match Notes:
UAB 7-4
UCF 8-2