Skip to main content Skip to footer
No. 63 Women's Tennis Hosts Seventh-Ranked Alabama on Saturday
Taylor Schreimann

April 13, 2012

AUBURN – No. 63 Auburn women’s tennis will face off with No. 7 rival Alabama Saturday in their final home match of the season.

“We are very excited about this weekend and the opportunity to play Alabama at home on A Day,” Auburn head coach Lauren Longbotham Meisner said. “The team has worked really hard this week in practice. We look forward to the challenge of playing a very talented Alabama team and we are going to give them everything we’ve got.”

Auburn (8-11, 3-7 SEC) is hoping to end the regular season on a high note for lone senior Taylor Schreimann after dropping a pair of road matches last weekend. The team will honor Schreimann with a ceremony prior to the match.

The Tigers are led by No. 81 tandem Jen Pfeifler and Paulina Schippers. The duo is 3-5 overall this season. Olivia Bennett leads Auburn with an 11-3 singles mark this season, including a 6-3 record in SEC matches.

Alabama enters Saturday’s match coming off a 4-3 win over No. 8 Georgia and a 6-1 victory at No. 21 Tennessee. The Crimson Tide is 15-3 this season and 9-1 in SEC matches. Alabama is led by a trio of ranked singles players, including ITA No. 15 Mary Anne Macfarlane (12-6 this spring).

Alexa Guarachi teams with Courtney McLane to rank as the No. 21 doubles tandem in the country according to the ITA. The duo is 14-3 overall in 2012.

Auburn trails the Crimson Tide in the all-time series 17-26. Saturday’s senior day match at the Yarbrough Tennis Center is scheduled for 5 p.m. CT.

Live stats for the match will be available at the link above. For the latest on Auburn women’s tennis, follow @AUWomensTennis on Twitter.



Buy Tickets

BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE! is your home for buying tickets to Auburn athletic events.

Auburn Tigers
Official Store


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

Tigers Unlimited, Join Today! Click for more information