April 6, 2014
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - In their eighth match against a top-25 team this season, the Mizzou tennis team suffered a 4-0 loss at the hands of No. 5 Alabama Sunday afternoon at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The loss drops the Tigers to 6-19 overall and 0-11 in Southeastern Conference play, while the Crimson Tide improved to 18-3 and 10-1.
Alabama took a 1-0 advantage with wins at No. 3 and No. 2 doubles. The Crimson Tide's Emily Zabor and Danielle Spielmann posted an 8-0 win over sophomore Kelli Hine and freshman Tracy Dong at No. 3 action. Alabama claimed the doubles point with an 8-3 victory at No. 2 as Erin Routliffe and Luicelena Perez defeated senior Rachel Stuhlmann and freshman Cassidy Spearman.
The home squad won matches at No. 2, 3 and 4 singles to clinch the 4-0 victory. Alabama started singles with a 6-1, 6-1 win for Spielmann over Stuhlmann at No. 2, followed by a 6-1, 6-3 win for No. 57 Routliffe against sophomore Madison Rhyner at No. 3 singles. At No. 4 action, No. 82 Maya Jansen notched a 6-4, 6-1 win over Spearman.
Hine, playing at No. 1 singles against No. 52 Mary Anne Daines,led the Alabama player 7-5, 1-0 when play was suspended.
Missouri closes the regular season with three home matches next weekend. On Friday, April 11, the Tigers host Mississippi State at 5 p.m. The squad then faces Ole Miss on Sunday, April 13 at Noon, followed by a 5 p.m. match against UMKC.
Alabama 4, Mizzou 0
1. Kelli Hine (MU) vs. #52 Mary Anne Daines (UA) 7-5, 1-0 unfinished
2. Danielle Spielmann (UA) def. Rachel Stuhlmann (MU) 6-1, 6-1
3. #57 Erin Routliffe (UA) def. Madison Rhyner (MU) 6-1, 6-3
4. #82 Maya Jansen (UA) def. Cassidy Spearman (MU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Natalia Maynetto (UA) vs. Alex Clark (MU) 6-1, 5-3 unfinished
6. Carmen Blanco (UA) vs. Tracy Dong (MU) 6-4, 5-2
1. Mary Anne Daines/Maya Jansen (UA) vs. Alex Clark/Madison Rhyner (MU) 5-4 unfinished
2. Erin Routliffe/Luicelena Perez (UA) def. Rachel Stuhlmann/Cassidy Spearman (MU) 8-3
3. Emily Zabor/Danielle Spielmann (UA) def. Kelli Hine/Tracy Dong (MU) 8-0
Order of finish: Doubles: 3,2; Singles: 2,3,4
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