UCF to Finish at Home

April 8, 2014

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By Joey Nelson

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - The Knights will wrap up the regular season at home, playing host to Stetson on Thursday at 2 p.m. and South Carolina State on Saturday at noon.

Both matches at the UCF Tennis Complex will have free admission.

UCF improved to 5-11 after blazing to a 4-1 victory over UAB this past Saturday. The Black and Gold look to finish off the season strong this week after falling just short in close matches, dropping their last six contests by a score of either 4-3 or 5-2.

Sophomore Clare Mendell continues to dominate at No. 6 in singles, holding on to a 7-3 record and currently sits at 15-12 overall. Sofia Baptista and Josephine Haraldson have won four straight at the No. 2 position in doubles competition and aim to extend their streak.

Visiting Orlando with a 15-5 overall record, Stetson has won five-straight entering Thursday's matchup with the Knights. South Carolina State, meanwhile, holds a 9-5 record and defeated Campbell, 5-2, in its most recent decision.

The Knights will then pack their bags and make way to Tampa for the American Athletic Conference Championship on April 17-20.