Cats Fall to Vanderbilt
The University of Kentucky womens tennis team suffered a setback on Tuesday, Feb. 6, when they were defeated by the 11th-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores 7-0 in Nashville, Tenn.
The loss marks the second consecutive road defeat for the Wildcats and evens their record at 2-2 on the season. The Commodores, who have exploded out of the gate this season with an 8-0 record, also handed UK its first Southeastern Conference loss.
UK will look to get back on the winning track this Friday, Feb. 9, when the Michigan Wolverines travel to Lexington to battle the Cats in the Hilary J. Indoor Tennis Center at 4 p.m.
AGATE: VU 7, UK 0 Singles 1. Julie Ditty (#24), VU def. Carolina Mayorga, UK 6-1, 6-3 2. Sarah Riske (#15), VU def. Brooke Skeen, UK 6-4, 6-2 3. Jenny Miller (#75), VU def. Sarah Witten, UK 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 4. Kate Burson, VU def. Lauren Rookledge, UK 6-4, 6-1 5. Aleke Tsoubanos (#84), VU def. Leigh Bradwell, UK 7-5, 6-1 6. Kelly Schmandt (#84), VU def. Jill Buckley, UK 6-3, 6-4 Doubles (one point for two victories) 1. Ditty/Riske (#46), VU def. Mayorga/Witten (#10), UK 8-3 2. Tsoubanos/Riske (#41), VU def. Skeen/Rookledge, UK 8-4 3. Stafford/Bradwell, UK def. Schmandt/Miller, VU 8-5