No. 37 women's tennis falls 5-2 at No. 49 LSU
March 22, 2015

Results

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#49 LSU 5, #37 Auburn 2
Women's Singles Results
 No. 1 #40 Costa (LSU) def. #73 Burgmans (AU) 3-6, 6-3, 4-6
 No. 2 #115 Kuykendall (LSU) def. Dikosavljevic (AU) 7-5, 6-3
 No. 3 Owens (LSU) def. Muller (AU) 6-1, 6-4
 No. 4  Flickinger (AU) def. Scott (LSU) 6-4, 6-2
 No. 5 de Man (AU) def. Taylor (LSU) 6-1, 6-4
 No. 6 Holloway (LSU) def. Pfeifler (AU) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
 Order of Finish 3, 4, 2, 5, 6, 1  
Women's Doubles Results
 No. 1 Costa/Scott (LSU) def. #6 Burgmans/Flickinger 8-5
 No. 2 Kuykendall/Owens (LSU) def. Muller/Pfeifler (AU) 8-6
 No. 3 de Man/Kucharova (AU) vs. Holloway/Atanasson (LSU) 7-7, uf
 Order of Finish 1, 2  

BATON ROUGE, La. - The No. 37 Auburn women's tennis team dropped a tough match on the road at No. 49 LSU, 5-2, Sunday at the W.T. "Dub" Robinson Stadium.
 
The loss marked Auburn's (11-8, 1-6 SEC) fourth-straight loss against SEC foes, while LSU moved to 12-7 overall, 3-4 in conference play.
 
Both teams battled early in the match in a tightly-contested doubles point. LSU's Joana Vale Costa and Noel Scott topped Auburn's No. 6 pair of Pleun Burgmans and Emily Flickinger, 8-5, at the No. 1 line to begin play. LSU's 48th-ranked tandem of Skylar Kuykendall and Abigail Owens edged Auburn's Reka Muller and Jen Pfeifler on court two, 8-6, to clinch the point.
 
Michala Kucharova and Paula de Man were tied at 7-7 and heading to a tiebreaker on court three with LSU's Skylar Holloway and Amanda Atanasson when play was suspended.
 
In singles, Auburn picked up wins from Flickinger and de Man. Flickinger snapped a five-match losing skid in singles by defeating LSU's Scott, 6-4, 6-2, at the No. 4 line. de Man moved to 9-1 in dual matches, topping Ella Taylor with a 6-1, 6-4 victoryon court five.
 
Auburn returns home next weekend for a pair of matches at the Yarbrough Tennis Center. The Tigers host Vanderbilt Friday at 2 p.m. CT and close out the weekend with Kentucky on Sunday at noon. Admission is free to all home tennis matches at the Yarbrough Tennis Center.

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