In their final competition of the fall campaign, the Tennessee Lady Vols
tennis team concluded day three action at the ITA Southeast Regional Indoor
Championship on Sunday, Nov. 7 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Competing for the Orange and White were sophomores Alison Ojeda and Agnes
Wiski. In singles competition, third-seeded Ojeda dropped a 6-3, 6-3
decision Adria Engel of Wake Forest in the semifinals. In the other
semifinal match, seventh-seeded Wiski fell 6-2, 6-4 to Kathy Sell of Duke
The conclusion of the tournament marked the end of the Lady Vols fall
season, as the team next will be in action on Jan. 12, 2000 in Oahu, Hawaii
against Brigham Young-Hawaii.
Men's tennis drops matches in Georgia
The team of Adam Carey and Mark Parsons lost its semifinal match at the
ITA Region 3 Championships against Chris McDonald and Matt Soto of
Mississippi State 8-4. The Tennessee duo won two matches before being
eliminated from the field. Carey and Parsons hold the No. 11 ranking in the
country, while McDonald and Soto are currently unranked.
The Vols enjoyed a successful weekend at the tournament even though they
did not produce any titles. Tennessee placed three players in the
quarterfinal round and five players into the third round, both of which
were more than any other school in the field.
Peter Handoyo, Mark Parsons and Paul Podbury represented the Vols in the
quarterfinal, while Adam Carey and Mark Fitzpatrick advanced to the third
round. Parsons was the lone Vol to advance past the quarterfinal, but was
defeated by No. 2 seed Justin O'Neal of Florida in the semifinal
The tournament was the Vols last of the fall season. Tennessee will resume
tennis action again on Jan. 4-9 at the Milwaukee Invitational.
Tennis team prepares for Hawaii
Published: Tue Nov 09, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:02 p.m.