Jan. 27, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The No. 53 Mizzou tennis team earned a 4-0 win over No. 63 Brown Sunday morning in the consolation match of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in Ann Arbor Mich. The Tigers improved to 2-1 in dual matches this season, while the Bears fell to 0-3.
In doubles action, the Mizzou team of senior Maria Christensen and junior Rachel Stuhlmann got the Tigers started with an 8-4 win over Brown's Jessica Harrow and Ammu Mandalap at No. 2. The Bears were victorious at No. 3 play as Sarah Kandath and Nikita Uberoi defeated sophomore Alex Clark and freshman Madison Rhyner, 8-4.
The doubles point came down to the match at No. 1. Mizzou's team of junior Cierra Gaytan-Leach and sophomore Elisha Gabb pulled out an 8-7 (5) win to put the Tigers up 1-0 heading into singles.
Missouri earned a 2-0 lead after Christensen notched a 6-2, 6-4 win over Kandath at No. 4 singles. Gaytan-Leach then responded after dropping the first set to emerge with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Krasowski at No. 1 action.
The Tigers clinched the 4-0 win as Clark defeated Mandalap at No. 6 singles, 6-4, 7-5.
Mizzou travels to Akron, Ohio, on Friday, Feb. 1 to face the Zips at Noon ET (11 a.m. CT).
No. 1 - Cierra Gaytan-Leach (MU) def. Misia Krasowski (BU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
No. 2 - Hannah Camhi (BU) vs. Rachel Stuhlmann (MU) 6-3, 2-6, 4-1 DNF
No. 3 - Jessica Harrow (BU) vs. Elisha Gabb (MU) 3-6, 7-5, 2-0 DNF
No. 4 - Maria Christensen (MU) def. Sarah Kandath (BU) 6-2, 6-4
No. 5 - Madison Rhyner (MU) vs. Nikita Uberoi (BU) 6-2, 1-6, 5-3 DNF
No. 6 - Alex Clark (MU) def. Ammu Mandalap (BU) 6-4, 7-5
No. 1 Gabb/Gaytan-Leach (MU) def. Camhi/Krasowki (BU) 8-7 (5)
No. 2 Christensen/Stuhlmann (MU) def. Harrow/Mandalap (BU) 8-4
No. 3 Kandath/Uberoi (BU) def. Clark/Rhyner (MU) 8-4
Order of Completion
Doubles: 2, 3, 1; Singles: 4, 1, 6