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Wildcats to Conclude Home Match Play

Freshman Stephanie Fox provided fierce play for the Cats against Auburn and Alabama

Freshman Stephanie Fox provided fierce play for the Cats against Auburn and Alabama

March 29, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky women's tennis team is set for its final home matches of the season. The Wildcats will face No. 7 Georgia and No. 19 Tennessee for a Southeastern Conference weekend showdown. The match versus Georgia begins a 5 p.m. ET on Friday with the match against Tennessee to follow on Sunday at noon ET.

Kentucky is coming off of a tough weekend with losses to Auburn and Alabama. The team looks to redeem itself against familiar foes.

Stephanie Fox will be a key player for the Cats as she comes off of a weekend of extremely competitive play. Against Auburn, she tabbed a singles win for UK. She battled for the victory with a final result, 5-7, 7-6 (6),1-0 (10). Versus Alabama, the freshman found herself in another tight competition against Alex Clay. The two fought for every point, but Clay ultimately took the match in a tiebreaker. The two posted a final score of 7-6, 4-6, 1-0 (5).

With Georgia and Tennessee boasting ranked doubles and singles players, Kentucky is prepared for a challenging weekend. The Cats hope to finish strong at home.

The first fifty fans at Friday's match against Georgia will receive a free UK Women's Tennis shirt. 

For live updates of the Wildcats' matches against Georgia and Tennessee visit UKathletisc.com.


 

 

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