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.

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 16,102.38
-272.38 (-1.66%)    
2 S&P 1,921.22
-29.91 (-1.53%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,683.92
-49.58 (-1.05%)    

In Other News...

David Miller Named Park Manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — David Miller is the new manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Parks… Read More

Upcoming Events at Land Between the Lakes

KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — Land Between the Lakes offers a variety of fun programs for all ages and interests. Join us - Labor… Read More

Most Read This Week

September 04, 2015 20912

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 6898

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6255

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 4065

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3460

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 04, 2015 20912

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12426

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 04, 2015 20912

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2377

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 1812

Man Charged with Kidnapping 8-Year-Old Girl

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 1277

One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 1091

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports – Sept. 3, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 1015

TMS Automotive to Locate in Bowling Green

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 971

TVA Touts Progress of Combined Cycle Project

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 966

Nortonville New Water Treatment Plant Another…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 958

Ministry Reaches People from Region to Honduras

by Focus on Hopkins County
September 03, 2015 779

Gubernatorial Candidate Spot-on about Head Start

by SurfKY News