Rebels Fall To Georgia In SEC Tourney

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April 19, 2013

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STARKVILLE, Miss. - The No. 9 seed Ole Miss women's tennis team dropped a 4-0 decision to top-seeded Georgia Friday in the quarterfinals of the SEC Championship at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre. 

With the loss, the Rebels fall to 16-13 overall and now must wait for the NCAA Championship selections to be announced on April 30 to find out their postseason destination.  The Rebels defeated South Carolina 4-3 in the second round Thursday.

"Georgia was just the better team today," head coach Mark Beyers said.  "It's a shame that we couldn't finish at No. 1 doubles because we were up triple match point.  In singles we had some close matches.  They were just the better team, that's why they're the No. 1 seed.  We look forward to continuing our season in the NCAA Championships."

Georgia won the doubles point with quick wins at Nos. 2 and 3, but the Rebel duo of Iris Verboven and Erin Stephens led 7-6 and had triple match point to defeat No. 1 ranked Kate Fuller and Silvia Garcia.

Rebel freshman Marija Milutinovic lost to Georgia's Ayaka Okuno 6-3, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.  Caroline Rohde-Moe dropped a 6-2, 6-1 decision to sixth-ranked Lauren Herring at No. 1 singles as Georgia went ahead 3-0.  Erin Stephens had her four match win streak snapped with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Garcia on court four.

The NCAA Selections and host sites will be announced April 30.

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#1 Georgia 4, #9 Ole Miss 0
Doubles
1. Verboven/Stephens (OM) vs. #1 Fuller/Garcia (UGA) 7-6, sus.
2. #62 Kowase/Herring (UGA) def. #40 Rohde-Moe/Milutinovic (UGA) 8-1
3. Okuna/Kimbell (UGA) def. Jones/Robbins (OM) 8-2
Order of Finish: 2, 3
Singles
1. #6 Lauren Herring (UGA) def. #44 Caroline Rhode-Moe (OM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Julia Jones (OM) vs. #13 Maho Kowase (UGA) 7-6, 4-2 sus.
3. #89 Silvia Garcia def. Erin Stephens (UGA) 6-2, 6-4
4. Mai El Kamash (OM) vs. Kate Fuller (UGA) 5-7, 6-2, 2-2, sus.
5. Ayaka Okuno (UGA) def. Marija Milutinovic (OM) 6-3, 6-0    
6. Iris Verboven (OM) vs. Mia King (UGA) 4-6, 1-3
Order of Finish: 5, 3, 1

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