The Tennessee Lady Vol tennis team concluded action at the USTA/ITA Women's
National Indoor Team Tennis Championships on Saturday in Madison, Wis.,
with a 5-2 setback to No. 12 William & Mary. Despite having their
opportunities to pull out wins on the weekend, the Orange and White
finished the tournament with an 0-3 mark. Following the loss, the Lady Vols
are now 6-4 on the year while the Tribe improves to 8-2 on the season.
In singles, sophomore Alison Ojeda netted her second victory over a top-50
opponent on the weekend following a 6-2, 7-5, upset of 32nd-ranked Delphine
Troch at the top singles position. Ojeda was honored by the participating
tournament coaches as the recipient of the USTA Sportsmanship Award. Senior
Candy Reid also registered a win for UT as she withheld a strong challenge
from the Tribe's Lindsay Sullivan to post a 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (11-9), triumph
at No. 5 singles. Freshman Crystal Cleveland nearly netted Tennessee
another victory before she succumbed to Andrea Coulter, 7-6 (5), 5-7,0-1
(9-11), at the sixth position. Sophomore Agnes Wiski suffered the same fate
as Cleveland in her match at No. 3, as she came up just shy in the
third-set tiebreaker of her contest with 83rd-rated Carlijn Buis, and
dropped a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 0-1 (8-10) affair.
At No. 2 doubles, the tandem of Reid and Wiski recorded the Lady Vols lone
doubles triumph with a 9-7 win over the duo of Jessyca Arthur and
The Lady Vols will next be in action this Saturday when they open
Southeastern Conference action versus Alabama. The match will begin at noon
at the Goodfriend Tennis Center.
Lady Vols falter in tennis tourney
Published: Mon Feb 21, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:08 p.m.