Feb. 2, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM , N.C. - The Mizzou tennis team fell to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 5-2, on Sunday, Feb. 2 in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Tigers fell to 2-4 on the year, while the Demon Deacons improved to 5-0.
Wake Forest recorded wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles to claim a 1-0 edge in the match. First Kimmy Guerin and Karen Foreman posted an 8-3 win over Missouri sophomores Kelli Hine and Madison Rhyner. The home squad clinched the doubles point after Xue Zhang and Kasey Gardiner defated senior Cierra Gaytan-Leach and freshman Cassidy Spearman, 8-6.
The Demon Deacons posted wins at No. 1, 3, 5 and 6 singles to record the victory. Gaytan-Leach fell to Andrea Retolaza, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, at No. 1 action, Spearman suffered a 6-2, 6-2 loss to Gardiner at No. 5 singles, and freshman Tracy Dong lost to Zhang, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6.
Rhyner came back to take the second set but ultimately fell to Guerin, 7-4, 4-6, 6-0 at No. 3 play.
The Tigers notched wins in the final two matches of the day. At No. 2 singles, Hine posted a 7-6 (7-1), 7-5 win over Samantha Asch. Then senior Rachel Stuhlmann recovered after dropping the first set to post a 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) win over Luisa Fernandez.
Mizzou is idle until Sunday, Feb. 16, when the squad travels to Wichita, Kan., to take on Wichita State at 11 a.m.
Wake Forest 5, Mizzou 2
1. Andrea Retolaza (WF) def. Cierra Gaytan-Leach (MU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
2. Kelli Hine (MU) def. Samantha Asch (WF) 7-6 (7-1), 7-5
3. Kimmy Guerin (WF) def. Madison Rhyner (MU) 7-5, 4-6, 6-0
4. Rachel Stuhlmann (MU) def. Luisa Fernandez (WF) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
5. Kasey Gardiner (WF) def. Cassidy Spearman (MU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Xue Zhang (WF) def. Tracy Dong (MU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Xue Zhang / Kasey Gardiner (WF) def. Cierra Gaytan-Leach / Cassidy Spearman (MU) 8-6
2. Samantha Asch / Luisa Fernandez (WF) vs. Rachel Stuhlmann / Tracy Dong (MU) 7-5 unfinished
3. Kimmy Guerin / Karen Foreman (WF) def. Kelli Hine / Madison Rhyner (MU) 8-3
Order of Finish
Singles - 6, 5, 1, 3, 2, 4
Doubles - 3, 1
Tennis Back Home This Weekend For Ranked SEC...
After seven straight matches away from mid-Missouri, the Tigers return to the Mizzou Tennis...
Tigers Drop Road Matchup At Ole Miss, 7-0
Mizzou tennis ended their long stretch away from home with a contest at No. 17 Ole Miss Sunday...
Tennis Falls At No. 59 Mississippi State, 4-0
Mizzou tennis kicked off yet another weekend road trip Friday evening, and dropped a 4-0 contest ...
Tennis Set For Road Trip Against Ranked Foes...
Mizzou tennis wraps up a long stretch away from home this weekend in the state of Mississippi, as...
Tigers Fall In SEC Opener At Arkansas
Mizzou tennis kicked off their Southeastern Conference season today at the Billingsley Tennis...
Tennis Begins SEC Play This Sunday At No. 50...
Following a successful non-conference schedule, Mizzou tennis is set to begin Southeastern...
Tennis Closes Spring Non-Conference Schedule...
In their last non-conference matchup of the Spring 2015 season, Mizzou tennis claimed a 4-3 win...
Mizzou Falls At No. 56 Houston, 4-2
Mizzou tennis began their last non-conference road trip of the season Friday afternoon, and...
Official StoreOfficial Online
AUCTIONSOfficial Mobile APP