COLUMBIA, S.C. (Univ. of Ark.) – Wrapping up a four-game road trip and back-to-back dual matches against ranked opponents, the No. 45 University of Arkansas women's tennis team was topped 4-0 by No. 65 South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Sunday.
Shannon Hudson led at No. 2 singles for the Razorbacks (12-12, 2-8 SEC) and Brittany Huxley was just about to begin play at No. 6 singles, but the Gamecocks (12-8, 3-6 SEC) used an early doubles point and three straight singles wins to clinch the 4-0 victory.
UA returns home to Fayetteville next weekend to wrap up its home slate by hosting Louisiana Tech and No. 9 Georgia on April 4, then No. 39 Tennessee on April 6.
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1) No. 117 Elixane Cechemia (SC) def. Yang Pang (ARK) 6-2, 7-5
2) Shannon Hudson (ARK) led Katerina Popova (SC) 6-2, 3-5 unf.
3) No. 122 Brigit Folland (SC) def. Sarah McLean (ARK) 6-0, 6-3
4) Meghan Belvins (SC) def. Oleksandra Shkorupeieva (ARK) 6-2, 6-1
5) Carolina Dailey (SC) led Kimberley - Ann Surin (ARK) 6-4 unf.
6) Brittany Huxley (ARK) vs. Ximena Siles Luna (SC) 1-1 unf.
1) Lechemia/Kanakova (SC) def. Pang/Shkorupeieva (ARK) 8-3
2) Blevins/Popova (SC) led Araujo/Surin (ARK) 7-4
3) Dailey/Folland (SC) def. Hudson/McLean (ARK) 8-3