Kentucky Women's Tennis Hosts Tripleheader

Feb. 25, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky women's tennis team will host a tripleheader on Tuesday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex, facing Eastern Kentucky at 10 a.m., Northern Kentucky at 1 p.m. and Abilene Christian at 6 p.m.

The Wildcats enter Tuesday's matches 6-2 on the year, coming off three consecutive wins, including two over ranked opponents. Kentucky recently knocked off the Miami RedHawks 5-2, winning the doubles point and the No. 1, 2, 4 and 6 singles matches.

The Colonels of Eastern Kentucky are 5-3 on the year, dropping their last match 2-4 at No. 58 Georgia State. Prior to their loss at Georgia State, the Colonels knocked off in-state opponent Louisville, 4-2. UK and EKU have two common opponents on the year, the Miami RedHawks and Ohio State. EKU fell 0-7 to Ohio State and defeated Miami 5-2.

Northern Kentucky travels to Lexington with an 0-2 record on the year, falling 0-7 to Wright State and 1-6 to Western Kentucky.

Abilene Christian is 7-1 thus far in the season, with the lone loss coming to Northwestern State. The Wildcats have won six consecutive matches.

Live scoring of Tuesday's matches will be available on

Admission to all three matches is free of charge.