OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss women’s tennis team moved up to No. 36 this week in the national rankings, and Friday, they picked up their third straight win in the SEC, defeating LSU 4-2 at the Gillom Sports Center.
With the win, the Rebels improved to 5-8 overall and 3-4 in the SEC. Sunday, they will host Arkansas at 1 p.m. Fans will receive two tickets to the mid-week baseball game against Arkansas State.
The match began with the Rebels taking the doubles point. LSU countered winning two of the top three matches to go ahead 2-1, but then the Rebels picked up singles wins from Julia Jones, Marija Milutinovic and the clincher from Erin Stephens.
Stephens teamed up with Iris Verboven for an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles against LSU’s Keri Frankenberger and Ebie Wilson. Caroline Rohde-Moe and Marija Milutinovic clinched the point 8-5 at No. 1 doubles versus the Tiger duo of Mary Jeremiah and Ariel Morton.
LSU’s Ellie Taylor handed Rebel freshman Mai El Kamash a 6-3, 6-1 loss at No. 3 singles to even the overall score 1-1. Her teammate, Kaitlin Burns then finished off a 6-3, 6-2 win over Rohde-Moe at No. 1 singles to give the Tigers the 2-1 lead. However, that would it for the Tigers on the day.
Sophomore Julia Jones won her third match in a row at No. 2 singles fourth in a row overall, defeating Jeremiah 7-6(4), 6-4 to tie it once again. Jones improved to 5-2 in the SEC and 3-1 at No. 2 singles.
Milutinovic dominated Frankenberger 6-0, 6-2 at No. 5 singles to put the Rebels ahead 3-2 and then Stephens closed out Morton 6-3, 6-4 at No. 4 to clinch the victory. Stephens moved to 5-1 in the SEC and has now won three straight.
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