Sept. 29, 2012
UCF Athletics Social Media Directory
By Brian Ormiston
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF women's tennis team delivered five singles victories Saturday at the Knights Invitational at the UCF Tennis Complex. The Black and Gold has now won 11 singles matches in just two days of the event.
Taking on Stetson in doubles play, the Knights came through with a pair of victories. In a close battle with Diana Bukajeva and Andrea Crespo, Genevieve Lorbergs and Josephine Haraldson came through with a 9-7 win. Also notching a victory was Courtney Griffith and Sofia Baptista in an 8-4 decision against Lindsey Cable and MayaBlue Stauffer-MacDowell.
When singles play got underway vs. Florida Gulf Coast, UCF went on to rack up four straight-set wins. Posting identical 6-0, 6-1 scores, Jenna Doerfler topped Morgan Bechtel, and Caroline Eberhart got past Bettina Botha. Meanwhile, Clare Mendell motored by Elizabeth Means, 7-6(3), 6-0, and Sofia Baptista notched a 6-3, 6-2 victory vs. Zhoe Solaun.
Going the distance, freshman Katie Spivak tallied her first-collegiate singles win thanks to a 6-4, 3-6, 1-0(10-2) performance over Marina Diez.
The Knights conclude their first event of the fall with day three Sunday. First serve is slated for 9 a.m. and admission is free.
Knights Invitational Day Two Results
Doubles - UCF vs. Stetson
Genevieve Lorbergs/Josephine Haraldson (UCF) def. Diana Bukajeva/Andrea Crespo (STET) 9-7
Courtney Griffith/Sofia Baptista (UCF) def. Lindsey Cable/MayaBlue Stauffer-MacDowell (STET) 8-4
Sara Lazarevic/Jen Miller (STET) def. Katie Spivak/Caroline Eberhart (UCF) 8-5
Clarke Tatje/Rachel Luke (STET) def. Ann-Sophie Porry/Jenna Doerfler (UCF) 9-8(6)
Doubles - Marquette vs. FGCU
Ana Pimienta/Erin Gebes (MU) def. Morgan Bechtel/Gyanna Mandic (FGCU) 8-2
Bettina Botha/Johanna Sterkel (FGCU) Laia Hernandez/Rocio Diaz (MU) 9-8(2)
Elizabeth Means/Sarah Means (FGCU) def. Aina Hernandez/Ali Dawson (MU) 8-6
Vanessa Foltiner/Aleeza Kanner (MU) def. Marina Diez/Zhoe Solaun (FGCU) 8-1
Singles - UCF vs. FGCU
Sarah Means (FGCU) def. Genevieve Lorbergs (UCF) 7-5, 6-3
Jenna Doerfler (UCF) def. Morgan Bechtel (FGCU) 6-0, 6-1
Johanna Sterkel (FGCU) def. Courtney Griffith (UCF) 7-5, 2-6, 1-0(10-8)
Clare Mendell (UCF) def. Elizabeth Means (FGCU) 7-6(3), 6-0
Caroline Eberhart (UCF) def. Bettina Botha (FGCU) 6-0, 6-1
Sofia Baptista (UCF) def. Zhoe Solaun (FGCU) 6-3, 6-2
Gyanna Mandic (FGCU) def. Ann-Sophie Porry (UCF) 6-3, 7-5
Katie Spivak (UCF) def. Marina Diez (FGCU) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0(10-2)
Singles - Stetson vs. Marquette
Andrea Crespo (STET) def. Ana Pimienta (MU) 6-1, 6-1
Erin Gebes (MU) def. Clarke Tatje (STET) 6-3, 6-3
Lindsey Cable (STET) def. Rocio Diaz (MU) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0(10-6)
Jen Miller (STET) def. Ali Dawson (MU) 6-3, 6-1
Aleeza Kanner (MU) def. MayaBlue Stauffer-MacDowell (STET) 6-2, 7-5
Vanessa Foltinger (MU) def. Rachel Luke (STET) 6-0, 6-1
Aina Hernandez (MU) def. Sara Lazarevic (STET) 6-4, 6-4
Diana Bukajeva (STET) def. Laia Hernandez (MU) 6-1, 6-4