Auburn University women’s tennis team will play their final weekend regular season road games against Arkansas at 6:00 p.m. CT today, Friday, and Missouri at 11:00 CT. Sunday. Auburn’s Friday night matchup against Arkansas will begin at 6:00 p.m.
at Billingsley Tennis Centre. Live video and live score of the game will be available online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Sunday’s game against Missouri will be played off the university’s Cooper Tennis Complex campus in Springfield, Missouri.
The live score of the match will be available online at mutigers.com. The Razorbacks will enter Friday’s game with a 9-10 overall record and a 3-7 record in conference play. They have had more success in Fayetteville, as they hold a 4-1 record at home.
Arkansas had two singles players represented in the latest ITA Player Rankings that were released on Tuesday. Freshman Carolina Gomez-Alonso and senior Kelly Keller were ranked No. 49 and No. 94 in the rankings, respectively. Keller, who typically plays atop the Razorbacks’ singles lineup, has an overall 10-11 singles record this season and has lost his last four games.
No. 45 Indianna Spink and Morgan Cross make up the highest ranked doubles team in Arkansas and hold an impressive 13-3 overall record this season. Auburn’s Easter Day opponent Missouri currently holds a 10-12 overall record and a 1-9 record in SEC play with their only conference win over Mississippi State.
Junior Mae Canete usually plays number one in Missouri’s singles lineup and has a 19-10 overall singles record this season. Canete and her sister, Inah Canete, make up the best doubles team in Missouri and have a 3-5 doubles record together.
The duo finished 2022 as the top ranked doubles team in the nation and were named doubles All-Americans.
About the Auburn University
Auburn is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States. With more than 25,000 students and 1,200 faculty members, it is one of the largest in the state.
Auburn University’s sports teams are known as the Tigers and compete in Division I-A of the NCAA and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Auburn has won 19 intercollegiate championships (including 17 NCAA championships), three of them in football (1913, 1957, 2010), 8 in men’s swimming and diving (1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 ), 5 in women’s swimming and diving (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007), 2 in equestrian (2008, 2011), and one in women’s track and field (2006).
Auburn has also won a total of 70 Southeastern Conference titles, 51 men’s and 19 women’s. Auburn’s colors are orange and blue, chosen by George Petrie, the head coach of the college’s football team, inspired by the colors of his alma mater, the University of Virginia.
Auburn was founded on February 7, 1856 during the presidency of Franklin Pierce, as East Alabama Male College, a private liberal arts school affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1872 the college became the first public university to benefit from the Morrill Act and was renamed the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama.