Sophomore Elisha Gabb
April 7, 2013
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Mizzou tennis team closed out the home portion of its 2013 schedule with a 4-1 loss at the hands of No. 23 Auburn Sunday afternoon at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, Mo. The loss dropped Mizzou's record to 9-10 overall and 2-9 in Southeastern Conference play, while Auburn improved to 16-6 and 6-5.
Auburn won the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches to take the first point of the afternoon. The team of Jen Pfeifler and Paulina Schippers ousted sophomore Elisha Gabb and freshman Madison Rhyner, 8-2, at No. 3. The visiting Tiger duo of Jackie Kasler and Emily Flickinger claimed an 8-4 win over senior Maria Christensen and junior Rachel Stuhlmann at No. 2 action.
The visiting team went up 2-0 when Burgmans, ranked 36th nationally, posted a 6-1, 6-3 victory over junior Cierra Gaytan-Leach at No. 1 singles. A 6-1, 6-4 win for Auburn's Kasler over sophomore Alex Clark at No. 5 action gave the visiting Tigers a 3-1 edge.
Rhyner put Mizzou on the board as the freshman earned a 6-4, 6-4 win over Plamena Kurteva at No. 6 singles. However, Auburn clinched the team victory when Flickinger beat Stuhlmann at No. 2, 6-3, 6-3.
Missouri closes out the regular season with a pair of road matches next weekend. The Tigers face Ole Miss on Friday, April 12 at 3 p.m. and Mississippi State on Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m.
No. 23 Auburn 4, No. 49 Mizzou 1
1. No. 36 Pleun Burgmans (AU) def. No. 105 Cierra Gaytan-Leach (MU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Emily Flickinger (AU) def. Rachel Stuhlmann (MU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Michala Kucharova (AU) vs. Maria Christensen (MU) 6-0, 5-4 unfinished
4. Jen Pfeifler (AU) vs. Elisha Gabb (MU) 7-5, 0-5 unfinished
5. Jackie Kasler (AU) def. Alex Clark (MU) 6-1, 6-4
6. Madison Rhyner (MU) def. Plamena Kurteva (AU) 6-4, 6-4
Order of Finish
Singles: 1, 5, 6, 2
Doubles: 3, 2
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