January 24, 2022

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Women’s tennis hosts Samford, travels to UNF this weekend

AUBURN, Ala. – For the 1st time in additional than 10 months, the Auburn women’s tennis crew will enjoy a household match when the Tigers host Samford Friday at the Yarbrough Tennis Center. Match time is set for noon CT.

The Tigers will also hit the highway this weekend, touring to Jacksonville, Fla., to confront North Florida at 11 a.m. CT Sunday.

It will have been 328 times given that the last time the Auburn women of all ages took the court for level of competition at the Yarbrough Tennis Middle – an SEC match towards the Florida Gators on March 1, 2020, was the past household celebration played there prior to the remainder of the spring period was canceled.

“We are seriously energized about finding to perform at property,” Auburn head mentor Caroline Lilley explained. “It will be a fantastic practical experience without the need of a question. It will be superior to be property and be in our ease and comfort zone. I completely be expecting our matches to be competitive, and we will have to deliver our ideal to make it aggressive.”

Auburn is 1- on the year immediately after a challenging-fought 4-3 win at Furman Sunday. Taylor Russo, Carolyn Ansari and Adeline Flach picked up singles wins for the Tigers, and Russo/Selin Ovunc and Ansari/Yu Chen gained victories in doubles to secure the earn.

“Furman competed actually hard, they are a prime-40 staff,” Lilley mentioned. “A major-40 win on the road to open up your period is a fantastic effort from the staff. It was challenging. It was not pretty tennis all the time. The courts were being genuinely quick. I’m definitely happy we have been pushed the way we ended up pushed. That’s what we want in the non-meeting segment due to the fact we know what to assume in the SEC.”

Samford will be taking part in its initially dual match of the time. The Bulldogs went 7-6 last yr in dual levels of competition.

North Florida faces Flagler on Friday right before hosting the Tigers Sunday in their 1st two matches of the calendar year. The Ospreys went 10-1 very last calendar year and at present own a 16-match home successful streak.

With rain in the forecast, Friday’s match will be played indoors. Thanks to health and safety protocols and restricted place in the indoor facility, attendance will be restricted to members and officials only. Links to dwell scoring for both matches can be located on the women’s tennis routine site at AuburnTigers.com.

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