Women's Tennis
UK Women's Tennis Completes SEC-Weekend Sweep

Senior Sarah Witten won all but one game in her singles and doubles victories Sunday.

Senior Sarah Witten won all but one game in her singles and doubles victories Sunday.

March 9, 2003

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The UK women's tennis team opened its match against Mississippi State Sunday by taking the doubles point, and the Wildcats barely let up in finishing off the Bulldogs by a 5-1 count at UK's Boone Tennis Center.

Amy Trefethen and Sarah Witten opened up doubles play for the Cats with an easy 8-0 victory at No. 1 over Magdi Rekasi and Anastasia Kugakolova. Nathalie Roels and Shannon Stafford followed suit as they cruised to an 8-1 win over Yumi Ueda and Patricia Assumpcao at number three. Leigh Bradwell and Jill Buckley completed the doubles sweep with an 8-5 win at No. 2 over Marcelle Hirt and Justyna Switala.

Sarah Witten, Nathalie Roels, Shannon Stafford and Amy Trefethen would go on to record straight-set singles victories to ensure the Kentucky victory. The win improves the Cats' record to 13-5 overall and 3-1 in the SEC. Kentucky will take a few days off to prepare for the top-ranked Florida Gators. Match time is 4 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 15 at the Boone Tennis Center.


1.	No. 23 Amy Trefethen/Sarah Witten (UK) def. Elaine Fagan/Yumi Ueda(MSU) - 8-0
2.	Leigh Bradwell/Jill Buckley (UK) def. Magdi Regasi/Anastasia Kugakolova (MSU)- 8-5
2.	Nathalie Roels/Shannon Stafford (UK) def. Marcelle Hirt/Justyna Switala (MSU) - 8-1

Singles 1. No. 76 Sarah Witten (UK) def. Magdi Rekasi (MSU) - 6-0, 6-1 2. Anastasia Kugakolova (MSU) def. Jill Buckley (UK) - 6-4, 7-5 3. No. 83 Nathalie Roels (UK) def. Marcelle Hirt (MSU) - 6-1, 6-1 4. Shannon Stafford (UK) def. Justyna Switala (MSU) - 6-0, 6-4 5. Amy Trefethen (UK) def. Yumi Ueda (MSU) - 6-1, 6-1 6. No. 119 Shannon Stough (UK) vs. Patricia Assumpcao (MSU) - suspended



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