Monday, October 3, 2022

Lady Rebels Tennis Team Splits Weekend With Loss To Georgia

Photo by UM Photographer Kevin Bain
Photo by UM Photographer Kevin Bain

The Ole Miss women’s tennis team completed its home opening SEC weekend with a 5-2 loss to No. 11 Georgia here Sunday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center. On Friday, the Rebels defeated Tennessee 5-2 to begin the weekend.
With the loss, the Rebels fell to 6-4 overall and 1-3 in the SEC, while Georgia improved to 9-2 overall and 3-0 in conference play.
The Rebels return to action Wednesday, hosting VCU at Noon. Fans will receive a free Ole Miss tumbler.
Georgia took the early lead by winning the doubles point with wins at one and three. The nation’s No. 2 ranked team of Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase beat Erin Stephens and Iris Verboven 8-2 and then Julia Jones and Zalina Khairudinova lost for the just the second time all season and first in conference play, falling 8-4 to Caroline Brinson and Lilly Kimbell.
The Rebels fell behind 3-0 as Georgia earned quick straight set wins at one and two behind the play of No. 10 Herring and No. 12 ranked Silvia Garcia, who beat Khairudinova and Caroline Rohde-Moe, respectively.
Mai El Kamash got the Rebels on the board with a straight set 6-3, 6-0 win over Kate Fuller at No. 4 singles.
Moments later Mia King clinched the win for Georgia, defeating Stephens 6-1, 6-2 on court five. Georgia won a supertiebreaker at No. 3 singles after dropping the first set, and Ole Miss’ Verboven won a supertiebreaker at six after losing her first set for the final 5-2 score.
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#11 Georgia 5, #49 Ole Miss 2
Doubles
1. #2 Herring/Kowase (UGA) def. Stephens/Verboven (OM) 8-2
2. Rohde-Moe/Milutinovic (OM) vs. Fuller/Garcia (UGA) 4-5, sus.
3. Brinson/Kimbell (UGA) def. Khairudinova/Jones (OM) 8-4
Order of Finish: 1, 3
Singles
1. #10 Lauren Herring (UGA) def. Zalina Khairudinova (OM) 6-0, 6-0
2. #12 Silvia Garcia (UGA) def. Caroline Rohde-Moe (OM) 6-2, 6-1
3. #22 Maho Kowase (UGA) def. Julia Jones (OM) 4-6, 6-2, 10-6
4. Mai El Kamash (OM) def. Kate Fuller (UGA) 6-3, 6-0
5. Mia King (UGA) def. Erin Stephens (OM) 6-1, 6-2
6. Iris Verboven (OM) def. Caroline Brinson (UGA) 1-6, 6-4, 10-7
Order of finish: 1, 2, 4, 5, 3, 6
–Ole Miss Sports Information

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