GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Despite a big win from senior Abby Guthrie, the No. 19 nationally ranked Ole Miss women's tennis team finished the weekend 1-1 dropping a 6-1 decision to No. 2 Florida here Sunday. The Rebels are now 11-7 overall and 3-3 in the SEC.
The Gators swept the doubles as the Rebels fell to 0-6 when they lose the point. Guthrie and fellow senior Kristi Boxx, ranked No. 5 in the nation, suffered their first SEC loss, 8-3, to Sofie Oyen and Allie Will, ranked No. 3. For Boxx, it marked her first SEC loss of the season as she is now 5-1.
In singles, Guthrie knocked off 39th-ranked Oyen 7-5, 7-5 at No. 5 singles, but Florida won in straight sets on courts one, three and two in that order to secure their 103rd straight home win.
Florida went ahead 3-0 as Joanna Mather defeated freshman Erin Stephens 6-3, 6-2 on court three and shortly after Lauren Embree gained a straight set victory on court one against No. 12 ranked Boxx 6-3, 6-3. The match ended when Will, ranked No. 1 in the nation, downed sophomore Caroline Rohde-Moe, ranked No. 72, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles.
Freshman Julia Jones was able to take her match to three sets as was sophomore Vivian Vlaar, but Florida prevailed in both.
The Rebels will continue on the road playing at Arkansas and LSU next weekend.
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