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
Blazers will be represented by four singles and one doubles participant in Saturday's semifinals
Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... (Spring 2012): Went 3-7 in dual-match singles action, playing at the No. 6 position ... battled through injury during the spring season and had to retire in two of her losses ... went 1-4 in doubles action, teaming with Richole Berger and Caroline Faught ... (Fall 2011): Posted a 1-4 singles record in fall tournaments ... went 3-1 on the doubles courts and teamed with Paula Alvarez to win their doubles flight at Alabama's Roberta Alison Fall Classic.
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... (Spring 2011): Saw action in two dual matches at No. 6 singles and two at No. 3 doubles ... (Fall 2010): Posted a 4-6 singles record in tournament action ... went 2-1 in her round-robin flight at the Rice Invitational.
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... (Spring 2010): Played one singles match at the No. 6 position ... saw doubles action in two matches at the No. 3 spot ... (Fall 2009): Went 2-3 in singles and 1-3 in doubles during the fall tournament schedule, partnering with teammate Krista Cole.
Played at Mountain Brook High School in the Birmingham area, where she was a standout in both singles and doubles ... made four state finals appearances in singles, including a state championship in her flight as a freshman ... also named her team's MVP that year ... made three state finals appearances in doubles, winning state titles as both a junior and a senior ... a team captain ... also an accomplished USTA junior player ... climbed as high as No. 3 in the rankings in the state of Alabama and reached the top 100 in the South region.
Rachel Elizabeth Cohen ... born Jan. 30, 1991 ... daughter of Adam and Brenda Cohen ... majoring in health science.