UCF Women's Tennis Suffer 5-2 Loss at North Texas


April 7, 2012

Final Stats

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By Brian Ormiston

DENTON, Texas (UCFAthletics.com) - In its first road match since Feb. 18, the UCF women's tennis team lost a 5-2 decision to No. 67 North Texas in Denton, Texas, Saturday. The Knights moved to 7-10 on the year, and the Mean Green's win enabled them to bump up to 12-6 in 2012.

North Texas jumped out to a 1-0 lead by sweeping all three doubles matches. The No. 3 position was the closest spot on the afternoon, where Taylor Dubins and Andrea Yacaman fell to Irina Paraschiv and Franzi Sprinkmeyer, 8-6.

The Black and Gold picked up a pair of victories when singles play began, both occurring in comeback fashion. At No. 2, Genevieve Lorbergs lost the first set against Nadia Lee before rebounding for a 2-6, 6-4, 1-0(10-7) triumph. And over at No. 4, Dubins split the first two sets, 4-6, 6-4 only to win in a third-set super breaker by a score of 10-4.

UCF stays in Texas Sunday to face SMU at 1 p.m. ET before returning home to host Florida Atlantic April 14 at 10 a.m.

Tennis Match ResultsUCF vs North Texas4/7/2012 at Denton, Texas
#67 North Texas 5, UCF 2
Singles competition1. Kseniya Bardabush (NT) def. Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (10-6)2. Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) def. Nadia Lee (NT) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-7)3. Valentina Starkova (NT) def. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) 6-2, 6-24. Taylor Dubins (UCF) def. Irina Paraschiv (NT) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-4)5. Ilona Serchenko (NT) def. Josephine Haraldson (UCF) 6-1, 6-46. Paula Dinuta (NT) def. Courtney Griffith (UCF) 6-2, 7-5
Doubles competition1. Barbora Vykydalova/Nadia Lee (NT) def. Genevieve Lorbergs/Courtney Griffith (UCF) 8-32. Valentina Starkova/Kseniya Bardabush (NT) def. Jenna Doerfler/Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) 8-33. Irina Paraschiv/Franzi Sprinkmeyer (NT) def. Taylor Dubins/Andrea Yacaman (UCF) 8-6
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