Roundup: Women's tennis wins first match played entirely indoors
Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.
For the first time in program history, the Florida women's tennis team hosted a dual match that was played from start to finish indoors, as frigid temperatures forced Wednesday's action inside the Perry Indoor Tennis Facility.
The change in venue didn't hurt Gators, who captured the doubles point in 26 minutes and the clinched the dual match victory 73 minutes later en route to a 7-0 sweep against UCF.
Senior Sofie Oyen provided the clincher with her 6-2, 6-1 victory at the No. 3 position, after fellow seniors Olivia Janowicz and Alexandra Cercone won on courts one and three with scores of 6-3, 6-0 and 6-1, 6-1, respectively.
UF's three freshmen then took to the singles courts, where Belinda Woolcock, Kourtney Keegan and Stefani Stojic lost a combined five games to complete the team sweep.
Women's basketball: Florida (14-6, 4-3 SEC) aims to close out the month of January on a positive note and carry the momentum of last Sunday's big win against Auburn into today's 7 p.m. home game against Alabama (10-10, 3-4) — perhaps the hottest team in the SEC.The Tide have won their last two games against two of the top teams in the SEC (Kentucky and Georgia).
The second-half of UF's SEC season features four games against ranked teams Texas A&M, at South Carolina, at Vanderbilt and Kentucky, in addition to road games at Ole Miss and Arkansas, with a home date against Missouri.
Florida is 10-2 at home this season, including 3-1 in SEC play. Alabama is 1-6 on true road courts this year, but upset Kentucky in its most recent road trip.