Women's Tennis Advances to American Semis With 4-1 Win over UCF
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

April 18, 2014

C. Wegner

TAMPA, Fla. - For the second-straight season, the University of Memphis women's tennis team eliminated UCF from the conference tournament by posting a 4-1 win over the Knights in the American Athletic Conference quarterfinals Friday morning.

Memphis (14-8) jumped out to a 1-0 lead over UCF (7-13) following doubles play. Alyssa Hibberd and Skylar Kuykendall posted an 8-4 victory at No. 3 before Marta Morga and Liza Tymchenko clinched the doubles point with an 8-5 win at No. 1.

The Lady Tigers got help from the bottom of the lineup as Anki Wind and Tymchenko recorded wins at No. 5 and 6 singles, respectively. Wind took down Clare Mendell, 6-2, 6-4, with her team-high 24th win of the season, while Tymchenko was victorious over Sofia Baptista, 6-2, 6-2.

Wegner clinched the match for Memphis with a 6-1, 6-4 victory at No. 2 over Caroline Eberhart to become the third Lady Tiger to reach 20 wins this season.

UCF earned its lone point as Josephine Haraldson defeated Kuykendall, 7-5, 6-4, at No. 1 to make the final score 4-1.

Memphis faces No. 3 seed USF tomorrow at 12 p.m. (ET) in the semifinal match.

No. 2 Memphis 4, No. 10 UCF 1

Singles
1. Josephine Haraldson (UCF) def. Skylar Kuykendall (MEM) 7-5, 6-4
2. Caroline Wegner (MEM) def. Caroline Eberhart (UCF) 6-1, 6-4
3. Stefanie Mikesz (MEM) vs. Courtney Griffith (UCF) unfinished
4. Marta Morga (MEM) vs. Cortney Cesarini (UCF) unfinished
5. Anki Wind (MEM) def. Clare Mendell (UCF) 6-2, 6-4
6. Liza Tymchenko (MEM) def. Sofia Baptista (UCF) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles
1. Marta Morga/Liza Tymchenko (MEM) def. Caroline Eberhart/Courtney Griffith (UCF) 8-5
2. Caroline Wegner/Anki Wind (MEM) vs. Josephine Haraldson/Sofia Baptista (UCF) unfinished
3. Alyssa Hibberd/Skylar Kuykendall (MEM) def. Clare Mendell/Cortney Cesarini (UCF) 8-4


 

 

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