NCAA Womens Tennis

No. 2 Aggies Win Tussle with the Tigers – Texas A&M Athletics

No. 2 Aggies Win Tussle with the Tigers - Texas A&M Athletics

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 2 Texas A&M women’s tennis team remains undefeated in conference play, as it claimed its fifth straight win over No. 38 LSU (5-2) Friday at the Mitchell Tennis Center.
The Aggies (16-1, 5-0 SEC) opened the match strong, as they claimed their fourth straight doubles point. No. 47 Jayci Goldsmith/Salma Ewing claimed a quick 6-2 victory on court 1, as the pair bested Anastasiya Komar/Safiya Carrington. Sealing the point for the Maroon & White was Jeanette Mireles/Gianna Pielet on court 5, as the pair outlasted Maggie Cubitt/Nikita Vishwase (7-5). Mary Stoiana/Mia Kupres were locked into a battle on court 3 before the point was claimed, leaving the match unfinished (6-6).

The Tigers (8-4, 2-3 SEC) responded in singles, as they claimed court 2 and knotted the teams. No. 90 Goldsmith regained the lead for the Aggies with a straight-set win over Carrington on court 4 (6-3, 7-6(6)). No. 5 Stoiana extended the lead on court 1, as she put on a clinic dominating Kylie Collins (6-3, 6-3). Clinching the match for the Maroon & White was No. 83 Pielet on court 6, when she bested Mia Rabinowitz (7-6(4), 6-3) and was able to remain undefeated in dual match play this season. The coaches played out the remaining matches, and No. 106 Kupres logged an extra point for A&M with her team high 12th dual match win of the season over Nina Geissler on court 3 (5-7, 6-1, 6-1).
Head coach Mark Weaver on today’s matchup…
“Overall, it was a good team win, but credit to LSU as they came in and played at a high level. We came up with a close doubles point, and held out with some strong showings in singles. The conditions were challenging today, but we found a way to tough through and get the job done.”
The Aggies return to the Mitchell Tennis Center Sunday, March 19, for a matchup with the No. 13 Miami Hurricanes at 12 p.m.

  • The Aggies are currently on an eight-match win streak.
  • Freshman Mia Kupres leads the Aggies with 12 dual match singles wins.
  • Pairing Mary Stoiana/Carson Branstine remain undefeated on the season with a 9-0 record.
  • Jayci Goldsmith/Salma Ewing lead the Maroon & White with 12 dual match doubles wins.
  • In doubles, court 1 holds the highest winning percentage at .917.
  • The Aggies boast a .909 winning percentage versus ranked opponents…

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