“It was a great win today. I am really happy with the team’s play across the board,” said head coach Stephanie Nickitas. “Memphis was a tough, competitive team and we competed well.”
Junior Jenny Frisell returned to action this week when she paired up with senior Katie Orletsky at the No. 1 doubles spot. The duo defeated Ashley Murdock and Marjorie Ondeck, 8-4, moving them to 4-1 on the season. Sophomore Alexis Rodriguez and freshman Jenna Doerfler captured a win over Amy Brown and Andrea Argus-Garcia, 8-5, at the No. 2 position.
Memphis native Allison Hodges took on her hometown college defeating Argus-Garcia 6-3, 7-5 at No. 5 singles. Rodriguez battled Ondeck to a third-set super tiebreaker where she came out on top, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 1-0 (10-6). Meanwhile, Frisell, Doerfler and Orletsky each gave up five games or less in their respective singles victories.
UCF will be home once again this Wednesday to face No. 33 USF. Admission to all matches at the UCF Tennis Complex is free.