GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 23 Vanderbilt women’s tennis team fell to No. 18 Florida 6-1 on Friday.
Florida started strong, clinching the doubles point with wins on Court 1 and Court 2. The Gators brought that momentum into singles play, earning the three additional points to win the match. The teams finished the remaining singles matches with a 10-point tiebreaker, where the Dores were able to pick up a point from Anessa Lee’s victory on Court 4.
No. 119 Sara Dahlstrom (Florida) def. No. 48 Celia-Belle Mohr 2-6, 6-3, 10-4
No. 47 Carly Briggs (Florida) def. No. 60 Bridget Stammel 6-1, 6-2
Alicia Dudeney (Florida) def. No. 111 Holly Staff 6-2, 6-0
No. 111 Lee (Vandy) def. Rachel Gailis 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 10-8
Bente Spee (Florida) def. Marcella Cruz 5-7, 6-4, 10-8
Emma Shelton (Florida) def. Dasha Kourkina 6-3, 6-1
Dudeney/Spee (Florida) def. Anna Ross/Staff 6-2
No. 60 Briggs/Gailis (Florida) def. Mohr/Cruz 6-2
Shelton/Sophia Williams (Florida) vs. Lee/Stammel 3-4, unfinished
Vanderbilt will travel to Columbia, South Carolina, to take on the Gamecocks at noon CT on Sunday.