Vandy Victorious Over Shorthanded Missouri

Dores defeat Mizzou 4-0 on Sunday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt women’s tennis picked up back-to-back wins at the Ensworth Tennis Facility this weekend after defeating shorthanded Missouri, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon. The Commodores swept the Tigers, who had only four student-athletes available, two days after earning a victory over Arkansas.

The Commodores (11-5, 6-3 SEC) swiftly claimed the early lead when Holly Staff and Amy Stevens clinched the doubles point, defeating Roma Cardenas Rifka and Sophia McLellan 6-1. Naomi Katz and Sonya Macavei won by forfeit on Court 3 and No. 33 Anessa Lee and Celia-Belle Mohr’s match went unfinished.

Stevens and Katz both picked up points for Vandy with wins by forfeit on Courts 5 and 6, respectively, before Staff clinched the match for Vandy when she overcame McLellan once more in singles, 6-1, 6-0. Lee led Andrea Artimedi on Court 3 6-3 when her match went unfinished. Valeria Ray and No. 11 Mohr also abandoned their matches, with Ray on Court 2 at 6-4 in the first set and Mohr on Court 1, 6-0, 3-2

1. #11 Mohr (Vanderbilt) vs. Emelie Schwarte 6-0, 3-2, unfinished
2. Ray (Vanderbilt) vs. Cardenas Rifka 6-4, unfinished
3. Lee (Vanderbilt) vs. Artimedi 6-3, unfinished
4. Staff (Vanderbilt) def. McLellan 6-1, 6-0
5. Stevens (Vanderbilt) won by forfeit
6. Katz (Vanderbilt) won by forfeit

1. #33 Mohr/Lee (Vanderbilt) vs. Artimedi/Schwarte 4-3, unfinished
2. Staff/Stevens (Vanderbilt) def. Cardenas Rifka/McLellan 6-1
3. Katz/Macavei (Vanderbilt) won by forfeit

Up Next: Vanderbilt continues its homestand next weekend, taking on Florida at 4 p.m. on Friday and South Carolina at 1 p.m. on Sunday.