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
Posted a combined singles record of 13-18 over the fall and spring seasons for the second-most wins on the team ... (Spring 2012): Played the top two positions in the singles lineup ... went 6-7 at No. 2 singles and 1-5 at No. 1 for an overall spring mark of 7-12 ... held a record of 5-1 in three-set matches ... paired with Paula Alvarez for every match at No. 1 doubles ... the duo managed a record of 7-11 ... (Fall 2011): Went 6-6 in singles play during the fall tournament season ... posted a 5-4 record in doubles action, playing with Paula Alvarez and Caroline Faught.
Began her college career at VCU, where she joined the Rams team in January 2011 and played her first collegiate season that spring ... was part of a Rams team that spent much of the year in the top 25 of the ITA rankings and earned an at-large berth into the NCAA tournament ... went 1-1 during the dual-match season in limited action as a newcomer ... was ranked among the top 10 in her age group during her junior career in Spain.
Isabel Fernández Fernández ... born Dec. 12, 1989 ... daughter of Nieves Fernández Riesgo and Antonio Fernández Casielles ... has one sister ... majoring in economics.