UK Doubles Dominates UT Fall Tournament

Sept. 22, 2001

Several University of Kentucky women's tennis doubles teams opened the 2001-02 season by taking their respective flight championships at the University of Tennessee St. Mary's Health Care Classic on Saturday, Sept. 22. Three of four Wildcat duos walked away from the annual tournament with titles.

Senior Carolina Mayorga and junior Sarah Witten, the nation's 10th-ranked team, won the Doubles Flight One title by defeating fifth-ranked Alison Ojeda and Crystal Cleveland of Tennessee by a score of 8-6 in the finals. Senior Lauren Rookledge and junior Leigh Bradwell, the nation's 38th-ranked pair, took the Doubles Flight Two Championship with their win over Marlene Mejia and Aniela Mojzis of North Carolina. Junior Shannon Stafford and freshman Danielle Petrisko defeated North Carolina's Caroline Hill and Kristin Koenig for the Doubles Flight Four title.

In singles action, Witten and Bradwell, along with Petrisko, advanced through the semifinals to earn a spot in the final matches of their respective flights. Championship matches for each singles flight will take place Sunday, Sept. 23, at the UT Varsity Tennis Courts.

Agate:Singles#16 Alison Ojeda, UT def. #27 Carolina Mayorga, UK6-2, 6-0#36 Kate Pinchbeck, UNC def. Amy Trefethen, UK6-2, 6-2#59 Sarah Witten, UK def. #86 Aniela Mojzis, UNC4-6, 6-3, 6-2Kristin Koenig, UNC def. Lauren Rookledge, UK3-6, 6-4, 7-6(5)Leigh Bradwell, UK def. Katrina Gildemeister, NCSU4-6, 6-2, 6-4Shawna Zuccarini, PU def. Jill Buckley, UK7-6(5), 6-4Ashley Robards, UT def. Shannon Stafford, UK6-4, 6-0Danielle Petrisko, UK def. Justina Switala, MSU6-3, 1-6, 6-3Doubles#10 Mayorga/Witten, UK def. #5 Ojeda/Cleveland, UT8-6#38 Rookledge/Bradwell, UK def. Mejia/Mojzis, UNCret.Stafford/Petrisko, UK def. Hill/Koenig, UNC8-5Buckley Trefethen, UK def. Jassawalla/Nichols, NCSU8-1