Fernandez/Simon tandem undefeated in Tuscaloosa
Blazers return to the courts in Tuscaloosa at 9 a.m. CT on Saturday
Blazers travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala., for the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships
UAB's Isabel Fernandez won her flight's consolation final over Kentucky's Jessica Stiles
Blazers led by two doubles partners making their debut with victories
Earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal and was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... (Spring 2013): Went 8-6 overall in singles play with most of those wins coming at the No. 3 position ... was 1-0 at the No. 4 singles court ... managed a 9-5 doubles record for the year, including a 9-4 record with teammate Sarah Witkowski at the second position ... won four of her last singles matches and four-straight doubles contests to end the year. (Fall 2012): participated in all four fall tournaments, picking up three singles wins and seven doubles victories ... started the season with two wins at the Steve Baras Classic and picked up a victory at the Atlanta Classic in her opening match.
Earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal and named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... (Spring 2012): Managed a 9-6 record in dual-match singles action for the best winning percentage on the team ... split time between the No. 4 and No. 5 singles positions ... all nine of her victories came in straight sets while three of her losses came in three-setters ... won six of her first eight matches before splitting her final six evenly ... played the No. 3 doubles position, where she posted a 6-8 record, including a 5-5 mark with Sarah Witkowski ... (Fall 2011): Limited in the fall season because of injury ... played in only three singles matches but won them all at the Southern Miss Halloween Classic ... went 5-3 in fall doubles action, playing most often with Isabel Fernandez.
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition ... (Spring 2011): Joined Paula Alvarez as the only two Blazers to play singles in all 20 dual matches ... managed a 9-11 record in singles ... played most of her matches at the No. 4 (5-8 record) and No. 5 (3-3 record) positions in the lineup ... was 2-2 in three-set matches ... compiled a 7-11 mark in doubles ... teamed with four different partners and played every position in the doubles lineup ... played most often with Brittany DeFelice ... the duo posted a 4-6 record at No. 3 doubles ... (Fall 2010): Went 9-9 in singles action in fall tournaments ... won three of her first four matches of the fall ... played in the B singles consolation final at the UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic ... posted a 4-8 doubles record.
A 4-star recruit by tennisrecruiting.net ... ranked as high as No. 132 in the nation ... consistently listed among the top three in the state of Alabama in the USTA rankings and held a final ranking of No. 21 in South in the Girls 16's ... team captain and MVP at Vestavia Hills ... helped her team to three consecutive state championships ... began playing on the Vestavia Hills varsity team in seventh grade and advanced to the state semifinals at No. 2 singles her first two years ... won the No. 2 singles state title as a sophomore and finished as the state runner-up at the No. 1 position as a junior ... started playing tennis under the tutelage of UAB men's tennis coach Derek Tarr, who also teaches at Brook Highland Racquet Club.
Caroline Davis Faught ... born Aug. 3, 1992 ... daughter of John and Elizabeth Faught ... has two younger sisters ... grandfather Harold Faught played basketball at Birmingham-Southern ... majoring in exercise science.