Skip to main content Skip to footer
Women's Tennis to Host Troy, No. 27 TCU This Week

Feb. 23, 2010

Match Notes Get Acrobat Reader

AUBURN- The No. 40 Auburn women's tennis team (4-2, 0-0 SEC) is set to host a pair of matches this week, beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 24 as the Tigers host the Troy Trojans at 2:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 28, the Tigers will host the No. 27 TCU Horned Frogs at noon. Each match will be played on the outdoor courts of the City of Auburn/Yarbrough Tennis Center, weather permitting.

Auburn leads the all-time series against the Trojans by a 7-1 count. Auburn has won the past two matchups, which were both played in Troy 4-0 on Feb. 28 of last season, and 7-0 on Feb. 16, 2008. The last time the Trojans defeated the Tigers was on March 8, 2006, as Troy defeated Auburn 4-3 in Auburn.

Troy enters the match with a 2-5 overall record and are fresh off a 7-0 blanking of Wofford on Feb. 21. The Trojans defeated Florida Gulf Coast on Jan. 22 for their first victory of the season by a score of 4-3. On the season, Troy has been defeated by three nationally-ranked opponents in No. 32 Florida International (5-2), No. 14 Clemson (5-2), and No. 7 Florida (7-0).

In singles action, Troy holds a team record of 17-25, and a 10-11 mark in doubles action. Three players, Rosaura Ramirez-Vega, Lauren Simpson, and Emma Smith each carry records of 3-4 entering the match. The doubles tandem of Karoline Grymel and Lenonie Guijt carry a 4-3 record in first flight doubles play and are 1-1 against nationally-ranked opponents.

TCU will enter the weekend tilt ranked No. 27 in the ITA Rankings and hold a team record of 1-4 after facing a daunting schedule so far this season. All five opponents have been ranked in the top 30, as the Horned Frogs have been defeated by No. 11 Stanford (6-1), No. 18 Arkansas (5-2), No. 20 Vanderbilt (4-3),and No. 26 SMU (7-0). TCU's lone victory of the season came on Jan. 30 against in-state rival Texas, as the Horned Frogs downed the Longhorns 4-3.

In singles play, TCU holds a 8-22 record as a team, and are led by the No. 67 singles player in the country, Kayla Duncan, who is 2-3 on the season and 1-2 against nationally-ranked opponents. In doubles action, Duncan has teamed up with Nina Munch-Soegaard for a 2-3 record in first flight doubles and are 2-1 against ranked opponents, while Idunn Hertzberg and Gaby Mastromarino hold a 2-3 mark in third doubles.

Live Stats will be available via AuburnTigers.com, and live video can be accessed through WatchAuburnTennis.com.

 

 

Buy Tickets

BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE!

Aubtix.com is your home for buying tickets to Auburn athletic events.

Auburn Store

GET AUBURN GEAR NOW!

Shop for your favorite summer items at the Auburn Tigers Official Online Store.

Tigers Unlimited, Join Today! Click for more information