Volleyball team edges
UK in all three games
For the first time since rally scoring came into effect in 2001, the Lady Vols volleyball team swept the Lady Wildcats in an intense 31-29, 31-29, 30-28 decision over Kentucky (16-8, 9-5 SEC).
There were 32 ties and 12 lead changes in the contest.
It was just the third time that the Lady Vols (16-7, 10-3 Southeastern Conference) had been involved in a match which saw at least three two-point decisions.
“I was real proud of the way the team hung in and played hard,” Tennessee coach Rob Patrick said.
Lady Vol golfers finish
14th at Auburn Derby
The 14th-ranked Lady Vols golf team finished fifth in the Auburn Derby Invitational, which concluded Sunday in Auburn, Ala.
Freshman Nicole Smith was the top scorer for Tennessee, shooting a career-best 218 to earn a tie for second place.
Marci Turner’s 219 gave her a tie for fourth after she 18th entering the final round. Holly Cantwell fell to 28th after a final-round 81. Golda Johansson finished tied for 37th at 229, and Violeta Retamoza was 83rd at 252.
UT returns to action Friday in the Hooters Match Play Championships, the final event on the fall schedule.
Vol golfers gain four
spots in final round
The UT men’s golf team moved up four positions in Sunday’s final round to finish seventh in the Carpet Capital Collegiate held at The Farm in Rocky Face, Ga.
Jonathan Mount and Ben Spickard led the way for the Vols, each shooting a 4-over-par 220 to finish tied for 22nd overall. Philip Petitt’s 221 earned a tie for 34th.
Lloyd Campbell tied for 45th at 223, and Tino Weiss tied for 69th at 230.
The Vols also will take part in the Hooters Match Play Championships, starting as the No. 8 seed against ninth-seeded Georgia Tech in Friday’s first round.
Cameron, Hensel win
doubles title in Vegas
Men’s tennis players Bobby Cameron and Kaden Hensel defeated UNLV’s Wes Burrows and Romain Massaro 8-5 Sunday to capture the doubles championship of the UNLV Fall Classic.
The UT sophomores improved to 6-1 in doubles play this season, with their only loss coming in the semifinals of the Georgia Tech Invitational.
The team returns to action at the SEC Men’s Coaches Indoor Championships Jan. 20-23 in Lexington, Ky.
Schaub, Orlin fall
in doubles finals
The Lady Vols tennis team finished second in doubles action at the SEC Coaches Tournament, the final tournament of the fall season, Sunday in Peachtree City, Ga.
Senior Melissa Schaub lost in singles play against Ilona Somers of Ole Miss, 7-5, 3-6, 10-4, but Schaub and freshman Samantha Orlin made it to the doubles finals before losing to Georgia’s Darya Ivanov and Evgenia Subbotina, 8-5.
Rocky Top round-up
Published: Tue Nov 08, 2005