No. 49 Women’s Tennis Fall to No. 20 Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The No. 49 University of Arkansas women’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to No. 20 Tennessee on Sunday. With the loss, the Razorbacks fall to 6-5 overall and 0-2 in Southeastern conference play.
The Razorbacks once again were off to a quick start, taking the doubles point with wins on courts one and three. Senior Kelly Keller and freshman Carolina Gomez Alonso took a 6-3 win over Tennessee’s Tomase/Aulia on court three to put the Razorbacks within one. The duo wins their third straight match together to move to 6-2 this dual season. On court one, Indianna Spink and Morgan Cross clinched the point for the Hogs with a 6-3 victory over Volunteers Mertena/Adeshina. The pair has now won eight-straight matches and are 9-1 overall.
The Volunteers came back quickly, taking four quick singles courts to clinch the match win. Tennessee’s Daria Kuczer delivered the last point, defeating Indianna Spink 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 on court three.
The Razorbacks are back in action next weekend, continuing conference play on the road at No. 2 Texas A&M on Friday, March 10 and at No. 34 LSU on Sunday, March 12.
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