UCF Women's Tennis Cruises Into C-USA Quarterfinals


April 22, 2010

Final Stats

Tulsa, Okla. (UCFAthletics.com) - On day one of the Conference USA Championship in Tulsa, Okla., the No. 5 seed UCF women's tennis team blanked No. 12 UTEP (10-14), 4-0, to advance to the quarterfinals. The Knights (13-6) will now meet No. 4 Marshall Friday at 3 p.m. ET for a spot in the semis.

The victory marked the fifth-straight season UCF won its opening-round match of the league's postseason tournament.

A shutout in doubles kicked things off as Taylor Dubins and Andrea Yacaman won at No. 3. To clinch the 1-0 overall lead for the Black and Gold, Jenny Frisell and Alexis Rodriguez took down Marina DeLuca and Carolina DeLuca, 8-4, at the No. 1 position.

Then in singles, the three Knights who collected victories combined to surrender just five games. Dubins made it 2-0 with a 6-0, 6-2 performance vs. Carla Murguia at No. 6 before Jenna Doerfler delivered a 6-2, 6-0 win over Alexandra Glebova at No. 4. Earning the fourth and deciding point, Frisell overwhelmed Dariya Abdrakhmanova at No. 1, 6-1, 6-0. The remaining three matches were halted since the Knights had already secured the win.

If UCF can get past Marshall Friday, it would go up against top seed SMU Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.

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Tennis Match ResultsUTEP vs UCF4/22/2010 at Tulsa, Okla.
Singles competition1. Jenny Frisell (UCF) def. Dariya Abdrakhmanova (UTEP) 6-1, 6-02. Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) vs. Carolina DeLuca (UTEP) 6-1, 4-4, unfinished3. Andrea Yacaman (UCF) vs. Marina DeLuca (UTEP) 2-6, 1-2, unfinished4. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) def. Alexandra Glebova (UTEP) 6-2, 6-05. Allison Hodges (UCF) vs. Ximena Fuentes (UTEP) 5-7, unfinished6. Taylor Dubins (UCF) def. Carla Murguia (UTEP) 6-0, 6-2
Doubles competition1. Jenny Frisell/Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Marina DeLuca/Carolina DeLuca (UTEP) 8-42. Christy Core/Allison Hodges (UCF) vs. Ximena Fuentes/Alexandra Glebova (UTEP) 5-4, unfinished3. Taylor Dubins/Andrea Yacaman (UCF) def. Carla Murguia/Dariya Abdrakhmanova (UTEP) 8-0
Match Notes:UTEP 10-14UCF 13-6Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (6,4,1) ="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>="https://ucfknights.com/http:%3E%3C/ahref="http:>