Rebels Set To Take On Arkansas, LSU

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Erin Stephens
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March 20, 2014

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OXFORD, Miss. -- Following their sixth consecutive victory against the No. 24 Kentucky Wildcats, the Ole Miss women's tennis team travels to Fayetteville, Ark., and Baton Rouge, La., this weekend for matches against Arkansas and LSU.

With the win over Kentucky the team moved up six spots from No. 38 to No. 32 in the ITA National Rankings. The Rebels are looking to improve their SEC record and pick up two more wins.

"Hopefully last week gave us a lot of confidence. Even in the loss to Vanderbilt, we played well.  Now we have to go on the road and it's never easy.  Not only are they two good teams, but you have to deal with the travel from one place to another.  Hopefully we can keep the momentum going and get two more wins."

The reigning SEC Freshman of the Week, Zalina Khairudinova picked up two ranked wins last week, beating 73rd-ranked Cindy Chala of VCU and 63rd-ranked Georgina Sellyn of Vanderbilt.   Khairudinova also won in straight sets on Sunday to clinch the win against Kentucky.  She improved to 5-3 at No. 1 singles.

"The honor is well-deserved for Zalina," Beyers said.  "She had great wins against VCU, Vanderbilt and Kentucky.  Hopefully she can gain some confidence from those matches and keep playing, because things don't get any easier, when you are playing No. 1 singles.

The Razorbacks (8-9, 1-5) are coming off of a come-from-behind 4-3 victory against the Missouri Tigers in Columbia, Mo.

On Sunday, the Rebels will face a Tigers' squad currently 1-5 in SEC play, 8-5 overall.

The Lady Tigers were shut out (4-0) in their last match against No. 7 Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.

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