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No. 40 Kentucky to Face Penn State

Junior Stephanie Fox is 3-0 to begin the season.

Junior Stephanie Fox is 3-0 to begin the season.

Jan. 31, 2014

The No. 40 University of Kentucky women's tennis team will travel to University Park, Pa. to take on No. 50 Penn State University, Saturday, Feb 1 at 10 a.m. ET.

The Wildcats are coming off of a 4-0 loss to No. 10 Duke and are looking to turn the tide with a win against the Nittany Lions. Penn State and Kentucky have only met once in school history and that was last season in Lexington.  In a hard fought battle, PSU came out on top, 4-3, handing UK their first loss of the season.

Through four matches, juniors Stephanie Fox and Edmée Morin-Kougoucheff are undefeated in singles play to begin the season. Both have been solid and consistent on the court with Morin-Kougoucheff helping clinch the team's first win of the season against Cincinnati and Fox getting the Wildcats' first point against Tulane.

The Nittany Lions enter the match with a 3-1 record after falling to No. 19 Baylor, 7-0, last weekend in Waco, Texas. They are 3-0 at home for the season taking down Cleveland State, 5-2, and Bucknell, 6-1 in their season opener. The defeated the Navy, 7-0 before getting their first loss.

Live stats for Saturday's match will be available on GoPSUSports.com.


 

 

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