uk tennis women 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/28/13) The University of Kentucky women’s tennis continued their fall season at the Tennessee Fall Invite on Friday, Oct. 25 hosted by the University of Tennessee.
 
The three-day tournament began at 10 a.m. ET for the Wildcats who faced The Ohio State University in singles action. Freshman Aldila Sutjiadi and junior Kelsey Dieters, who transferred from OSU, both won their matches against the Buckeyes. Junior Edmée Morin-Kougoucheff, senior Caitlin McGraw, sophomore Kirsten Lewis and junior Stephanie Fox fell to their opponents.
 
In a thrilling match against Gabriella DeSantis, Sutjiadi managed to come out on top after DeSantis forced a deciding third set. Sutjiadi won the match, 6-3, 5-7 and 6-4.
 
Dieters had little trouble taking down her opponent, Graine O’ Neill. Deiters defeated the Ohio State freshman, 6-0, 6-1.
 
“I am very pleased with how I played today,” Dieters said. “It was a great start to the weekend. We look forward to competing together tomorrow and getting better each day.”
 
In the doubles competition, Kentucky boasted a 2-1 record against Southeastern Conference rivals Tennessee. McGraw and CeCe Witten fell to Joanna Henderson and Caitlyn Williams, 8-3.
 
UK duos Morin-Kougoucheff and Dieters and Sutjiadi and Kirsten Lewis both cruised past their Volunteer opponents 8-2 and 8-4, respectively.
 
“It was a great day as we continued learning as a team,” head coach Carlos Drada said. “We will go get better again tomorrow and hopefully grab some more wins.”
 
Kentucky will continue the tournament 10 a.m. ET on Saturday against North Carolina State in singles action. Doubles will begin at 1 p.m. ET against OSU.
 
Ohio State vs. Kentucky - Singles
1. Aldila Sutjiadi, UK, def. Gabriella DeSantis, OSU, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
2. Miho Kawase, OSU, def. Edmée Morin-Kougoucheff, UK, 6-4, 6-0
3. Kelsey Dieters, UK, def. Graine O'Neill, OSU, 6-0, 6-1
4. Sandy Niehaus, OSU, def. Caitlin McGraw, UK, 7-6, 6-0
5. Ferny Angeles Paz, OSU, def. Kirsten Lewis, UK, 6-1, 6-2
6. Noelle Malley, OSU, def. Stephanie Fox, UK, 6-3, 7-5
 
Tennessee vs. Kentucky - Doubles
1. Henderson/Williams, UT, def. McGraw/Witten, UK, 8-3
2. Morin-Kougoucheff/Dieters, UK, def. Repic/Guevremont, UT, 8-2
3. Sutjiadi/Lewis, UK, def. Lindl/Tavares, UT, 8-4

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

CPC Applauds Logan County for Passing Resolution on Marriage, Religious Freedom

CADIZ, Ky. (7/29/15) — On Tuesday, the Logan County Fiscal Court passed a resolution affirming man/woman marriage and… Read More

Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 128 in… Read More
1 DOW 17,751.39
+121.12 (0.69%)    
2 S&P 2,108.57
+15.32 (0.73%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,111.73
+22.53 (0.44%)    

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14738

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 5177

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4436

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4406

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3636

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19517

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15660

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 28, 2015 2013

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1846

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1541

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1488

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1296

Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1163

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1112

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1057

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1047

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 832

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by SurfKY News