BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - No. 28 Auburn women’s tennis extended its winning streak to six-straight matches with a pair of 4-0 wins Saturday to close out its road non-conference slate at the Samford Tennis Center.
The Tigers (9-2) opened the day with a victory over No. 73 Samford (3-3). Auburn’s win snapped the Bulldogs’ 18-match home winning streak that dated back to 2010.
Auburn picked up the doubles point behind a 6-2 win on court two from Reka Muller and Jen Pfeifler along with a 6-2 victory at the No. 3 line from the tandem of Michala Kucharova and Paula de Man.
In singles, Andie Dikosavljevic earned her fifth-straight win, topping Samford’s Yasmeen Ebada, 6-2, 6-0 at the No. 2 line. Emily Flickinger followed that up with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over her own over the Bulldogs’ Jessica Northcutt. Reka Muller closed out the match with a 6-2, 6-0 win for the Tigers on court five.
The Tigers closed out the day with their fifth-straight victory over UAB (2-4). With a revamped lineup, Auburn picked up a 6-1 win from Flickinger and Paula de Man at the No. 1 doubles spot, while Reka Muller and Pfeifler clinched the point on court 3, taking a 6-1 victory.
Playing at the No. 1 line for the first time in her career, Andie Dikosavljevic picked up her sixth-straight win in singles with a dominating 6-1, 6-1 win over UAB’s Rachel Daniell. Flickinger battled to a three-set victory on court three, defeating the Blazers’ Elaine Simon, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. On court five, Jen Pfeifler didn’t drop a game, winning 6-0, 6-0 against UAB’s Amy Lowther.
Auburn returns home to wrap up non-conference play against Troy at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free to all home matches at the Yarbrough Tennis Center. Live results for Sunday’s home match against the Trojans can be found on AuburnTigers.com.
Auburn Women’s Tennis Results
Feb. 14, 2015
Birmingham, Ala. - Samford Tennis Center
#28 Auburn 4, #73 Samford 0
1. Stephanie N'tcha (SAM) vs. #46 Pleun Burgmans (AU) 5-7, 2-2, unfinished
2. Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) def. Yasmeen Ebada (SAM) 6-2, 6-0
3. Emily Flickinger (AU) def. Jessica Northcutt (SAM) 6-2, 6-0
4. Reka Muller (AU) def. Iva Parapunova (SAM) 6-2, 6-0
5. Carita Moolman (SAM) vs. Paula de Man (AU) 4-6, 4-3, unfinished
6. Savannah Wood (SAM) vs. Jen Pfeifler (AU) 6-3, 3-3, unfinished
1. Stephanie N'tcha/Carita Moolman (SAM) def. #7 Emily Flickinger/Pleun Burgmans (AU) 6-2
2. Jen Pfeifler/Reka Muller (AU) def. Yasmeen Ebada/Jessica Northcutt (SAM) 6-2
3. Paula de Man/Michala Kucharova (AU) def. Savannah Wood/Iva Parapunova (SAM) 6-2
#28 Auburn 4, UAB 0
1. Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) def. Rachel Daniell (UAB) 6-1, 6-1
2. Pardis Kianoush (UAB) vs. #46 Pleun Burgmans (AU) 3-6, 0-2, unfinished
3. Emily Flickinger (AU) def. Elaine Simon (UAB) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. Catherine Ragon (UAB) vs. Paula de Man (AU) 1-6, 1-2, unfinished
5. Jen Pfeifler (AU) def. Amy Lowther (UAB) 6-0, 6-0
6. Paula Castro (UAB) vs. Mary Katherine Lewis (AU) unfinished
1. Emily Flickinger/Paula de Man (AU) def. Rachel Daniell/Carolina Faught (UAB) 6-1
2. Elaine Simon/Pardis Kianoush (UAB) vs. Andie Dikosavljevic/Pleun Burgmans (AU) 4-3, unfinished
3. Jen Pfeifler/Reka Muller (AU) def. Catherine Ragon/Amy Lowther (UAB) 6-1