Mizzou Tennis Closes Season with Loss

3 years 1 month 1 week ago April 17, 2013 Apr 17, 2013 Wednesday, April 17 2013 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:57:00 PM CDT in Tiger Talk

STARKVILLE, MS - The Mizzou tennis team concluded its 2013 season with a 4-2 loss to Mississippi State in the opening round of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Women's Tennis Tournament on Wednesday, April 17 in Starkville, Mississippi. The Tigers ended the year with a 9-13 mark, while the Bulldogs improved to 9-13.

The Bulldogs top doubles team of Alexandra Perper and Naomi Train defeated junior Cierra Gaytan-Leach and sophomore Alex Clark, 8-1, to open doubles action. Mizzou responded with a win at No. 3 as sophomore Elisha Gabb and freshman Madison Rhyner ousted Petra Ferancova and Sarai Flores, 8-4.

At No. 2 doubles, Mississippi State's Georgiana Patrasc and Roseline Dion took 5-2 lead but Mizzou's team of senior Maria Christensen and junior Rachel Stuhlmann fought back to tie it at 8-8. However, the Bulldogs won the tiebreaker to take the match 9-8 (7-2) and earn the doubles point.

Missouri knotted the match at 1-1 when Gabb posted a 6-3, 6-0 win over Ferancova at No. 4 singles.

The Bulldogs used victories at No. 5 and No. 2 action to take a 3-1 lead. Mississippi State's Dion defeated Clark at No. 5, 6-3, 6-2, while Perper earned a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Stuhlmann at No. 2 play.

Christensen pulled the Tigers within one, 3-2, when the senior recorded a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 win over Tran at No. 3 singles. The Bulldogs then secured the match victory when Flores defeated Rhyner, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 6 action.

Wednesday marked the final match of Christensen's Mizzou career. The senior posted spring marks of 15-6 overall and 14-5 in dual matches, both team bests.

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