NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt women’s tennis marked its spot in the final round of NCAA Regionals with a 4-0 defeat over Miami University Friday at the Currey Tennis Center.
Opening up strong in doubles, the Commodores wasted no time commanding the lead with a victory by No. 38 ranked duo Emma Kurtz and Emily Smith over Miami pair Milana Lysova and Brindtha Ramasamy, 6-2.
Clinching the doubles point for the Dores, Fernanda Contreras and Georgia Drummy conquered their fourth victory as a duo taking down Miami’s Emily Struble and Melati Devi, 6-3.
Leading 1-0 heading into singles play, the Commodores swiftly collected five first sets setting the momentum of the match.
Advancing the Commodores’ lead to 2-0 over the Redhawks, No. 18 Christina Rosca defeated Miami’s Jordan Ortega-Mendez, 6-3 in the first set. Shutting out the Redhawk in the second set, Rosca collected her 27th singles victory of the season.
Freshman Georgia Drummy added to her stellar Commodore debut earning a straight set, 6-2, 6-1 victory over Miami’s Ramasamy to extend the Dores’ lead to 3-0.
Securing the Commodores’ spot in the NCAA Regional finals, Contreras shut out Miami’s Struble in the first set and held the Redhawk to only one game in the second set to clinch the match for the Dores, 4-0.
The Commodores advance to 17-7 on the season and look to contine their NCAA post season run as they face No. 41 Georgia Tech on Saturday at 1 p.m. CT at the Currey Tennis Center for a chance to advane to the NCAA Super Regionals.
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