Vanderbilt women's team defeated UCF 4-1!

Commodores defeated UCF 4-1 in its second home match of the season

by Lorenzo Ciotti
Vanderbilt women's team defeated UCF 4-1!

Vanderbilt University women's tennis team defeated UCF 4-1 in its second home match of the season. Aleke Tsoubanos, Commodores head-coach explained: "That was a heck of a college tennis match. UCF is a very good team. I thought we competed really well in doubles and singles and took some momentum from the doubles point into singles sets.

Anessa Lee continues to impress, and I thought Holly Staff getting to her second set when she did was really important for the emotional energy of the dual Amy pulling through her second set tiebreak was huge to keep momentum for the team, and it was obviously huge for Bridget to regroup and clinch the match." In singles, Amy Stevens won a hard-fought battle in a second-set tiebreak on Court 5 to put Vandy within one.

Ultimately, Stammel won it for the Dores in the third set. Lee extended her win streak to 12 with back-to-back 6-0 set victories. Commodores got the doubles point with wins from Marcella Cruz and Celia-Belle Mohr and the duo of Anessa Lee and Bridget Stammel.

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a donation of one million dollars. It hosts around 13,000 students. Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 31st in the nation.

In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health. Vanderbilt is ranked the 116th best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd-best university in the world. Additionally the ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt as 18th best in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and 21st in Social Sciences.

Vanderbilt is a founding and charter member of the Southeastern Conference and for a half-century has been the conference's only private school. The university fields six men's and ten women's intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships. Photo credits: Vanderbilt University website

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