Feb. 23, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Mizzou tennis team posted a 7-0 sweep over Oakland on Sunday, Feb. 23 in a neutral site match in Orlando, Fla. With the win, the Tigers improved to 3-6 on the spring season, while the Golden Grizzlies fell to 1-6.
Missouri swept all three doubles matches against Oakland. At No. 1 action, seniors Cierra Gaytan-Leach and Rachel Stuhlmnann easily defeated Karine Celis and Juliana Guevara, 8-1. Sophomores Kelli Hine and Madison Rhyner were victorious over Tamara Blum and Elizabeth Guy, 8-5, at No. 2, while freshmen Tracy Dong and Cassidy Spearman earned an 8-3 win over Cam Sabourin and Rebecca Phyle at No. 3 doubles.
The Tigers claimed wins in all six singles matches to compete to 7-0 sweep. At No. 1 play, Gaytan-Leach defeated Celis, 7-6 (4), 6-0, Hine notched a 6-0, 6-0, win over Sabourin at No. 2, while Stuhlmann was victorious over Blum at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-2.
At No. 4 action, Rhyner recorded a 6-5, 6-3 win over Guy, and Spearman and Dong notched identical 6-2- 6-1 victories. Spearman defeated Guevara at No. 5 singles and Dong claimed a 6-2, 6-1 win over Phyle at No. 6.
Missouri returns to the court for a doubleheader on Friday, Feb. 28. The Tigers face Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C., at 9 a.m. ET, before opening Southeastern Conference play against South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., at 5 p.m. ET.
Mizzou 7, Oakland 0
1. Cierra Gaytan-Leach (MU) def. Karine Celis (OAK) 7-6 (4), 6-0
2. Kelli Hine (MU) def. Cam Sabourin (OAK) 6-0, 6-0
3. Rachel Stuhlmann (MU) def. Tamara Blum (OAK) 6-0, 6-2
4. Madison Rhyner (MU) def. Elizabeth Guy (OAK) 6-4, 6-3
5. Cassidy Spearman (MU) def. Juliana Guevara (OAK) 6-2, 6-1
6. Tracy Dong (MU) def. Rebecca Phyle (OAK) 6-2, 6-1
1. Cierra Gaytan-Leach / Rachel Stuhlmann (MU) def. Karine Celis / Juliana Guevara (OAK) 8-1
2. Kelli Hine / Madison Rhyner (MU) def. Tamara Blum / Elizabeth Guy (OAK) 8-5
3. Tracy Dong / Cassidy Spearman (MU) def. Cam Sabourin / Rebecca Phyle (OAK) 8-3
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