CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 23 ranked Ole Miss women’s tennis team concluded play at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships Sunday with a 4-0 loss to No. 11 Miami at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
The Rebels (4-4) lost the doubles point for the second straight day, and couldn’t recover, as Miami won three first sets to propel them to the win. Kristi Boxx and Abby Guthrie won 8-4 at No. 1, but Miami claimed the No. 2 match 8-3 and the No. 3 spot 8-4.
Freshman Iris Verboven saw her first dual action of the season at No. 6 singles, but Miami’s Brittany Dubins won 6-1, 6-2 to put the Hurricanes up 2-0. Miami’s 15th-ranked Anna Bartenstein defeated 12th-ranked Boxx 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 singles to make it 3-0, and then freshman Erin Stephens dropped a 7-5, 6-3 decision to Lina Lileikite at No. 3 for the final point.
When the match was clinched, sophomore Caroline Rohde-Moe was in a third set at No. 2, and Guthrie and Julia Jones were in the second sets after winning their first sets.
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