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 named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... played every doubles match, both fall and spring, with Rachel Daniell as the duo went 16-14 together ... (Spring 2012): Posted a 6-12 dual-match record in singles, splitting time between the No. 4 and No. 5 positions ... went 5-7 at the No. 4 spot ... combined with Rachel Daniell to form UAB's most successful doubles team, going 10-9 at the No. 2 position ... had an eight-match winning streak with Daniell from Feb. 25 through March 25 ... (Fall 2011): Managed a 5-9 singles record during the fall tournament schedule ... advanced to the semifinals of the B Flight at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional ... paired with Daniell for a 6-5 doubles record ... the duo reached the finals of their flights at Chattanooga's Steve Baras Fall Classic and Alabama's Roberta Alison Fall Classic.
Earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal and named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition ... (Spring 2011): Went 3-4 in dual-match singles action with a 1-0 record at the No. 5 spot and a 2-4 mark at No. 6 ... won three straight matches after dropping her first ... also saw doubles action at the No. 3 position ... (Fall 2010): Posted a 7-10 singles record during the fall tournament season ... advanced to the finals of her singles flight at the UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic.
Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition ... (Spring 2010): Enrolled at UAB in January 2010 and posted a 4-12 singles record in dual-match play ... saw most of her action at the No. 4 position, where she played 14 of her 16 matches ... finished with a 2-11 record in doubles, playing at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions with three different partners.
Chosen to play on provincial and national teams throughout her junior career ... played in various junior International Tennis Federation tournaments worldwide ... ranked first in South Africa in doubles and ninth in singles ... personal-best ITF ranking was 550 ... three-year captain of her high school team ... part of one of the most successful programs in South Africa at Bloemhof Girls' High School ... helped her team to four consecutive Amanda Coetzer National Tournament championships, running Bloemhof's streak to nine in a row ... ranked 18th in her high school class at Bloemhof, one of the top academic schools in South Africa.
Menanteau Eleonora Moolman ... born Jan. 8, 1991 ... daughter of Jansie and Maritha Moolman ... majoring in accounting.