Auburn duo set for National Indoor Championships
Nov. 2, 2016

AUBURN, Ala. – Juniors Andie Dikosavljevic and Allie Michaud will travel to Flushing, N.Y. for the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, which begins Thursday.

Hosted by Columbia University, the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships with feature a 32-player singles draw and a 20-team doubles draw. The SEC will be represented by nine singles players and four doubles teams.

“We are very proud to have two players representing Auburn in the National Indoor singles championships,” Auburn head coach Lauren Spencer said. “Both Andie and Allie have done an incredible job positioning themselves to compete at the highest level of college tennis. This is a very prestigious tournament and we look forward to having a good run into the draw.”

Michaud, ranked No. 25 in the preseason Oracle/ITA singles polls, captured a bid by defeating teammate Dikosavljevic in the USTA/ITA Southern Regional on Oct. 17. The Florida native has a 9-2 record this fall, with five of those wins coming against ranked opponents.

Dikosavljevic earned an at-large bid and will make her second-straight appearance at the National Indoors. The junior is 4-1 on the fall, including a 6-2, 6-3, win over Alabama’s No. 18 Erin Routliffe.

Michaud will face off against Valeria Salazar of Syracuse, while No. 13 Dikosavljevic will open up against No. 31 Jessie Aney (North Carolina). Both matches will begin at 8 a.m. CT.

FloTennis will provide exclusive live streaming coverage of the entire 2016 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, with at least one camera positioned on all nine competition courts. Live scoring will also be available for the entire tournament, which along with updated draws, daily recaps, photo gallery links and other tournament information, can be viewed on the official ITA event page at www.itatennis.com.

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