Jan. 12, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Mizzou tennis team completed day two action at the Adidas IU Winter Invitational Saturday afternoon at the IU Tennis Center in Bloomington, Ind.
Junior Cierra Gaytan-Leach, ranked No. 71 nationally in the singles rankings, battled back after dropping the first set to post a 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6) win over Leslie Hureau of Indiana in Flight One action.
In other singles play, sophomore Elisha Gabb lost a close 7-6, 7-6, match to Indiana's Sophie Garre at flight three. Junior Rachel Stuhlmann was defeated by Indiana's Alecia Kauss, 7-5, 6-3, at flight two, Indiana's Katie Klyczek posted a 6-1, 6-1, victory over sophomore Alex Clark at flight four, senior Maria Christensen lost to Carolyn Chupa of Indiana, 6-4, 7-5, at flight five, and freshman Madison Rhyner fell to Indiana's Gabrielle Rubenstein, 6-4, 6-3, at flight six.
In doubles action, Gabb and Gaytan Leach lost a pair of matches, a tight 9-7 loss to Indiana's Kauss and Klyczek and a 8-6 defeat at the hands of Chupa and Rubenstein of Indiana, 8-3. Christensen and Stuhlmann lost to Indiana's Chupa and Rubenstein, 8-6, while Clark and Rhyner fell to Rocio Diaz and Erin Gebes of Marquette, 8-6.
The Tigers conclude play at the Adidas IU Winter Invitational Sunday, Jan. 13.
Day Two Results
Gaytan-Leach (MU) def. Hureau (IU) 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)
Kauss (IU) def. Stuhlmann (MU) 7-5, 6-3
Garre (IU) def. Gabb (MU) 7-6, 7-6
Klyczek (IU) def. Clark (MU) 6-1, 6-1
Chupa (IU) def. Christensen (MU) 6-4, 7-5
Rubenstein (IU) def. Rhyner (MU) 6-4, 6-3
Kauss/Klyczek (IU) def. Gabb/Gaytan-Leach 9-7
Chupa/Rubenstein (IU) def. Stuhlmann/Christensen 8-6
Diaz/Gebes (UM) def. Clark/Rhyner (MU) 8-6
Chupa/Rubenstein (IU) def. Gabb/Gaytan-Leach 8-3