Women's Tennis Falls 5-2 to No. 12 Vanderbilt

Feb. 27, 2013

 
 
Singles 1 2 3
No. 60 Lauren Mira 1 6 6
No. 23 Courtney Collins 6 3 1
Courtney Colton 6 6 -
Liza Tymchenko 3 1 -
Marie Casares 6 1 6
Tiffany Welcher 3 6 4
Skylar Kuykendall 6 6 -
Ashleigh Antal 1 2 -
Alyssa Hibberd 3 6 7
No. 64 Georgina Sellyn 6 4 6
Frances Altick 6 6 -
Caroline Wegner 0 2 -
Doubles
Ashleigh Antal/Marie Casares 8
Tiffany Welcher/Alyssa Hibberd 6
No. 29 Courtney Colton/Lauren Mira 6, unf
No. 58 Courtney Collins/Kelly Gray 6
Frances Altick/Georgina Sellyn 8
Stefanie Mikesz/Caroline Wegner 6

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The No. 22 University of Memphis women's tennis team's (6-3) four-match win streak ended Wednesday night at No. 12 Vanderbilt (7-4) as the Commodores came away with a 5-2 win.

Vanderbilt went up 1-0 after winning two tight doubles matches. Tiffany Welcher and Alyssa Hibberd fell 8-6 to Ashleigh Antal and Marie Casares at No. 1 before the duo of Caroline Wegner and Stefanie Mikesz dropped an 8-6 decision at No. 3 to Frances Altick and Georgina Sellyn.

Skylar Kuykendall evened the match up at 1-all with a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 4 singles over Antal. The Commodores came back with a 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 2 with Courtney Colton picking up the win over Liza Tymchenko.

Vanderbilt stretched its lead to 3-1 as No. 60 Lauren Mira defeated No. 23 Collins, 1-6, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 1 before Casares clinched the win for the Commodores with a 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 win over Welcher at the No. 3 spot. Wegner fell at No. 5 to Altick, 6-0, 6-2, before Hibberd came back from a 5-1 deficit in the third set to defeat No. 64 Sellyn, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2), at No. 5.

Memphis returns to action Sunday with a 12 p.m. MT contest against No. 44 Saint Mary's in Tempe, Ariz.


 

 

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