The Lady Vol tennis duo of sophomores Alison Ojeda and Agnes Wiski opened
their 1999 fall campaign on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at qualifying action of the
T. Rowe Price National Intercollegiate Clay Court Championships in
On Tuesday, doubles play was delayed several times before action got
underway in the afternoon. Seeded fourth in the double draw, the
Ojeda/Wiski tandem received a first-round bye. In the second round, the duo
defeated Judith Hagedorn and Elle Lewis of Rice University, 8-4.
In the third round, the doubles pair of Marlene Mejia and Jessica Zagancyck
of North Carolina beat Ojeda/Wiski, 8-5.
In singles play on Wednesday, Ojeda opened first-round action with an 8-3
victory over Barbara Fuzesi of DePaul. In the second round, she fell to
Christa Grey of Georgia, 8-2. Wiski dropped her opening round match to
Shareen Lai of Syracuse, 8-3.
The remainder of the Lady Vol team will commence action of Friday, Sept. 24
at the Furman Fall Classic in Furman, S.C. The tournament will run through
Sunday, Sept. 26.
Lady Vol Golf Finishes Third at Auburn Invite
The University of Tennessee Lady Vol golf team rounded the Saugahatchee
Country Club in Auburn, Ala., one more time, and finished in third place at
the Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational. The team fired a total of 913 after
three rounds in the first tournament of the 1999-2000 campaign.
No. 3/1 Georgia claimed the team title, carding an 886 on the par 72,
6,049-yard layout. Tournament host No. 7/9 Auburn took second, ending just
nine stokes ahead of the No. 14/10 Lady Vols. The Lady Tigers' Kami Smith
held onto the lead for the individual title and finished even par.
Sophomore Young-A Yang remained in fourth place with a final-round 76 and
entered the clubhouse seven-over (223). Tina Schneeberger, after firing a
career-low 70 in the first round, concluded the event in a tie for
Rounding out the Lady Vol lineup were freshman Erin Simmons (29), sophomore
Carrie Cole (32) and junior Anna Umemura (46). Freshman Rosanna Zernatto
competed as an individual during the tournament. She finished tied for 39th
in her collegiate debut.
The Lady Vols will have over a week off before heading to Chapel Hill,
N.C., for the Franklin Street Trust Tar Heel Invitational, hosted by the
University of North Carolina. The tournament will run Oct. 8-10.
Ojeda, Wiski play at nationals
Published: Fri Sep 24, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:57 p.m.