UCF Women's Tennis Tops SMU in Dallas, 5-2

April 8, 2012

Final Stats

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By Brian Ormiston

DALLAS (UCFAthletics.com) - Led by an impressive doubles lineup, the UCF women's tennis team posted a 5-2 victory at SMU Sunday in Dallas. The Knights have now won four of their last five matches to boost their record to 8-10 on the year and 2-1 in Conference USA.

Getting the afternoon started vs. the Mustangs (1-14), UCF swept the doubles point to capture momentum and a 1-0 lead. The No. 80 team in the country of Courtney Griffith and Genevieve Lorbergs topped Edyta Cieplucha and Heather Steinbauer at No. 1, 8-6. Over at No. 2, Jenna Doerfler and Alexis Rodriguez got past Kris Roberts and Ashley Turpin, 8-4, and Taylor Dubins and Andrea Yacaman notched an 8-3 win against Perri Anderson and Erika Marschall at No. 3.

With a 1-0 advantage, the No. 3-6 singles positions all picked up victories to seal the overall team win. At No. 4, Dubins cruised by Turpin, 6-2, 6-2, Josephine Haraldson flew past Roberts at No. 5, 6-0, 6-4, and Griffith delivered a 6-3, 6-3 win vs. Anderson at No. 6. Capping off the day, Doerfler earned a 2-6, 7-6, 6-4 come-from-behind triumph vs. Steinbauer at No. 3.

UCF's regular season closes April 14 when the Knights host Florida Atlantic at 10 a.m. The C-USA Championship is slated to get underway April 19 in Memphis, Tenn.

Tennis Match ResultsUCF vs SMU4/8/2012 at Dallas, Texas
UCF 5, SMU 2
Singles competition1. #52 Edyta Cieplucha (SMU) def. Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) 6-2, 6-32. Elena Fayner (SMU) def. Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) 6-1, 6-43. Jenna Doerfler (UCF) def. Heather Steinbauer (SMU) 2-6, 7-6, 6-44. Taylor Dubins (UCF) def. Ashley Turpin (SMU) 6-2, 6-25. Josephine Haraldson (UCF) def. Kris Roberts (SMU) 6-0, 6-46. Courtney Griffith (UCF) def. Perri Anderson (SMU) 6-3, 6-3
Doubles competition1. #80 Courtney Griffith/Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) def. Edyta Cieplucha/Heather Steinbauer (SMU) 8-62. Jenna Doerfler/Alexis Rodriguez (UCF) def. Kris Roberts/Ashley Turpin (SMU) 8-43. Taylor Dubins/Andrea Yacaman (UCF) def. Perri Anderson/Erika Marschall (SMU) 8-3
Match Notes:UCF 8-10SMU 1-14