AUBURN, Ala. - The No. 44 Auburn women’s tennis team kicked off a four-match homestand on Tuesday by sweeping Alabama A&M, 7-0 and 5-0, in a doubleheader at the Yarbrough Tennis Center.
Auburn (14-11) won the first match of the day over Alabama A&M (1-21), 7-0. The Tigers clinched the doubles point as Pleun Burgmans and Michala Kucharova won 6-1 at the No. 1 line.
In singles, Emily Flickinger topped Alabama A&M’s Shrarre Smith 6-0, 6-0 on court three. Jen Pfeifler also collected a 6-0, 6-0 win on court four against Alabama A&M’s Jessica Taylor, while Mary Katherine Lewis earned her first win of the dual-match season with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at the No. 5 line versus the Bulldog’s Jasmine Jenkins.
Andie Dikosavljevic won two matches during the doubleheader, collecting her first victory of the day on court two with a 6-0, 6-2 win. No. 81 Burgmans won 6-2, 6-3 at the No. 1 line to close out the first match of the afternoon.
Both teams utilized the 4/1 format in the second match of the day which featured four singles matches and one doubles match as Auburn won 5-0. Burgmans and Lewis captured the win in the lone doubles match on court, defeating the Bulldogs’ tandem of Smith and Taylor, 6-2.
Kucharova won 6-0, 6-0 in dominating fashion to collect her first singles win of the dual match season. Flickinger provided the Tigers with a 6-1, 6-0 win on court one, while Dikosavljevic closed the match with her second singles victory of the day, winning 6-0, 6-1 on court three.
Auburn wraps up its SEC slate with Missouri on Friday at 2p.m. and Arkansas on Sunday at 1 p.m. Admission is free to all home matches. Prior to Friday’s match versus Missouri, the Tigers will honor their seniors.
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Auburn Women’s Tennis Results
April 7, 2015
Auburn, Ala. - Yarbrough Tennis Center
#44 Auburn 7, Alabama A&M 0
1. #81 Pleun Burgmans (AU) def. Virag Hollos (AAMU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) def. Orianna Rodriguez (AAMU) 6-0, 6-2
3. Emily Flickinger (AU) def. Shrarre Smith (AAMU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Jen Pfeifler (AU) def. Jessica Taylor (AAMU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mary Katherine Lewis (AU) def. Jasmine Jenkins (AAMU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Michala Kucharova (AU) won by default
1. Burgmans/Kucharova (AU) def. Hollos/Taylor (AAMU), 6-1
2. Dikosavljevic/Pfeifler (AU) vs. Smith/Rodriguez (AAMU, 4-2
3. Flickinger/Lewis (AU) won by default
#44 Auburn 5, Alabama A&M 0
1. Andie Dikosavljevic (AU) def. Virag Hollos (AAMU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Emily Flickinger (AU) def. Orianna Rodriguez (AAMU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Michala Kucharova (AU) def. Jasmine Jenkins (AAMU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Jen Pfeifler (AU) def. No player (AAMU), by default
1. Pleun Burgmans/Mary Katherine Lewis (AU) def. Jessica Taylor/Shrarre Smith (AAMU) 6-2
Auburn 14-11; National ranking #44
Alabama A&M 1-21