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    No. 42 Kentucky to Participate in ITA Kick-Off Weekend

    Jan. 23, 2014

    The University of Kentucky women’s tennis team will participate in the sixth-annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association Kick-Off weekend beginning Jan. 24 hosted by Duke University in Durham, N.C.

     No. 42 Kentucky, coming off of a two-match win streak, will look to expand on that when they face No. 53 Tulane on Friday at 1:30 p.m. ET. The winner of the match will take on either Duke or Columbia in the championship for a berth in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, hosted by the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

     The Wildcats will look for the same dominant performances that beat Cincinnati 7-0 and Ball State 4-2 on Saturday in the season opener. Kentucky’s decisive win over Cincinnati started with No. 56 Cece Witten and Kelsey Dieters winning in the No. 1 doubles position. Freshman Aldila Sutjiadi led the charge in the singles competition with her first career win in the No. 1 singles position. Kentucky’s tempo slowed against Ball state dropping two singles matches, but Senior Caitlin McGraw clinched the win and Kentucky moved 2-0 on the season.

     Live stats will be provided for all matches, however live video will only be provided for matches Duke is participating in. Live stats can be found on www.GoDuke.com.

     

    Schedule of Play:

    Fri. Jan. 24 – 10 a.m. ET #10 Duke vs. #57 Columbia

    Fri. Jan. 24 – 1:30 p.m. ET #42 Kentucky vs. #53 Tulane

    Sat. Jan. 25 – 6 p.m. ET Championship


     

     

    Sun. Jan. 26 – 9 a.m. ET Consolation