Missouri tennis shuts out Savannah State, Mercer

2 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Friday, February 19 2016 Feb 19, 2016 Friday, February 19, 2016 9:34:00 PM CST February 19, 2016 in Sports
By: Ben Burke, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

SAVANNAH, Ga. -The Missouri tennis team dominated its double header Saturday, picking up a 7-0 win over Savannah State and a 4-0 win over Mercer.

Of the 23 sets that the Tigers played over the double header, Missouri won 22 of them.

The Lashway sisters had standout performances for the Tigers. Brianna and Brittany each went 4-0 on the day, picking up singles and doubles wins against both opponents.

Sophomore Clare Raley also had a good day for Missouri. Raley won both of her doubles matches, and defeated Savannah State's Jennyfer Vivas 6-0, 6-2.

Although senior Kelli Hine was not successful in doubles play, the Texas native got things back together in singles play. Hine won both of her singles matches in straight sets, improving to 11-0 in singles play on the season.

With the wins, Missouri improved to 10-1 on the season. The Tigers have another double header ahead of them on Sunday, Feb. 21. Sunday will start with Missouri vs. Furman at 11:00 a.m., and will conclude with Missouri vs. South Carolina-Upstate at 4:00 p.m.

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