LUBBOCK, Texas - No. 28 Auburn women's tennis split a pair of matches Saturday, falling to No. 29 Texas Tech, 4-1, before rebounding with a 4-0 victory over Wyoming at the Lubbock Country Club.
Auburn (4-2) opened the day falling to No. 28 Texas Tech (3-1). In doubles, the Tigers got a win out of No. 3 Pleun Burgmans and Emily Flickinger over Texas Tech's Kenna Kilgo and Sarah Dvorak, 6-4, on court one. Texas Tech would capture wins at the No. 2 and 3 lines to claim the doubles point.
The Red Raiders pushed their lead out to 3-0 as Auburn's Reka Muller fell 6-2, 6-1 to No. 35 Lynn Kiro on court three and Texas Tech's Gabriela Talaba topped the Tigers' Andie Dikosavljevic, 6-4, 6-3 at the No. 4 line.
No. 36 Burgmans provided the Tigers with its lone win in singles, topping the Red Raiders' Kenna Kilgo, 6-3, 6-4 on court one. Texas Tech claimed the match as No. 89 Sarah Dvorak defeated Auburn's Emily Flickinger 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.
The Tigers battled back in the nightcap, topping Wyoming (2-2). Auburn easily clinched the doubles point and then picked up wins from Burgmans, Muller and Dikosavljevic in singles to get the victory.
Auburn returns to action next weekend with three matches in two days as the Tigers return to the Lonestar State. Auburn will take on Washington State and Prairie View A&M on Saturday, Feb. 7. The Tigers will wrap up the busy weekend on Sunday, Feb. 8 against Washington. All three matches will be played in Houston, Texas.